Urban History Review

Volume 8, Number 1, June 1979 Fire, Disease and Water in the Nineteeth Century City Guest-edited by John H. Taylor

Table of contents (15 articles)

  • An Editorial / Éditorial
  • Fire, Disease and Water in the Nineteeth Century City

    1. Fire, Disease and Water in Ottawa: An Introduction
    2. "The Lumber Piles Must Go": Ottawa's Lumber Interests and the Great Fire of 1900
    3. The Ottawa Typhoid Epidemics of 1911 and 1912: A Case Study of Disease as a Catalyst for Urban Reform
    4. The Search for Pure Water in Ottawa: 1910-1915
    5. Disease, Fire and Water in the Nineteenth Century city: A Bibliography
  • Notes and Comments
  • Book Reviews

    1. Smith, P. J., ed. Edmonton: The Emerging Metropolitan Pattern. Western Geographical Series, Volume 15. Victoria: Department of Geography, University of Victoria, 1978. Pp. xxviii, 291. Tables, figures, maps, illustrations. $4.00
    2. Evenden, L. J., ed. Vancouver: Western Metropolis. Western Geographical Series, Volume 16. Victoria: Department of Geography, University of Victoria, 1978. Pp. xxii, 277. Tables, figures, maps, illustrations. $4.00
    3. Bellan, Ruben. Winnipeg, First Century: An Economic History. Winnipeg: Queenston House, 1978. Pp. iv. 270. $12.95 Cloth, $5.95 Paper
    4. Boyer, Paul. Urban Masses and Moral Order in America, 1820-1920. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1978. Pp. xvi, 387. $18.50
    5. Adams, Ian H. The Making of Urban Scotland. London: Croom Helm and Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1978. Tables, figures, maps and illustrations. Pp. 303. $23.95
    6. Summerson, John. Georgian London. Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England: The MIT Press, 1978. Illustrations. $15.00 / Altick, Richard D. The Shows of London. Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England: Harvard University Press, 1978. $35.00
    7. Philips, David. Crime and Authority in Victorian England: The Black Country. London: Croom Helm, 1977. Pp. 321. £ 8.50
    8. Hunt, Lynn Avery. Revolution and Urban Politics in Provincial France: Troyes and Reims, 1786-1790. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1978. Pp. viii, 187. $11.50

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