Urban History Review

Volume 10, Number 2, October 1981

Table of contents (12 articles)


  1. Theory and Observation: A Perspective on Consumer Trip Behaviour and the Decline of the Ontario Hamlet
  2. Growth, Trade, and Urban Development of Staple Regions
  3. Sliders and Backsliders: Toronto's Sunday Tobogganing Controversy of 1912
  1. Notes and Comments : Indexing and abstracting services; Contributors; Cover photograph; Notes; Comments / Notes et commentaires : Indexation et services d’indexation; Collaborateurs; Photo de la page couverture; Notes; Commentaires
  2. Bibliography: Recent Publications Relating to Canada's Urban Past / Bibliographie : Contributions récentes à l’histoire urbaine du Canada

Book Reviews  / Comptes rendus

  1. Colton, Timothy J. Big Daddy : Frederick G. Gardiner and the Building of Metropolitan Toronto. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1980. Pp. xii, 216
  2. Ingham, John N. The Iron Barons: A Social Analysis of an American Urban Elite, 1874-1965. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1978. Contributions in Economics and Economic History, No. 18. Pp. xix, 242. Tables. $19.95
  3. Borchert, James. Alley Life in Washington: Family, Community, Religion, and Folklife in the City, 1850-1970. Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1980. Blacks in the New World Series. Pp. xiv, 317. Tables, maps, photographs
  4. Wright, Gwendolyn. Moralism and the Model Home: Domestic Architecture and Cultural Conflict in Chicago 1873-1913. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1980. Pp. viii, 382. Illustrations, figures, index. $17.50

Book Notes  / Notes bibliographiques

  1. Ivonoffski, Vrenia and Campbell, Sandra, eds. Exploring Our Heritage: The Ottawa Valley Experience: Proceedings of a Heritage Festival, Arnprior, October 21-22, 1978. Toronto, 1980. Available from Ontario Government Bookstore, 880 Bay Street, Toronto, M7A 1Y7
  2. Morris, David and Hess, Karl. Neighbourhood Power: The New Localism. Boston: Beacon Press, 1975. Pp. 180 / Cockburn, Cynthia. The Local State: Management of Cities and People. London: Pluto Press, 1977. Pp. 184 / Schecter, Stephen, The Politics of Urban Liberation. Montreal: Black Rose Books, 1978. Pp. 203 / Cimon, Jean. Le Dossier Outaouais: réflexions d'un urbaniste. Québec: Éditions du Pélican Québec, 1979. Pp. 183
  1. Thesis Abstracts / Résumés des thèses / Anne Germain, « Les mouvements de réforme urbaine à Montréal au tournant du siècle : modes de développement, modes d’urbanisation et transformations de la scène politique. » Thèse de doctorat, Département de Sociologie, Université de Montréal, 1980 / Edward J. Noble, "Men and Circumstances: Entrepreneurs and Community Growth, A Case Study of Orillia, Ontario, 1867-1898." Ph.D. Thesis, University of Guelph, Department of History, 1980 / D.D. Peterson, "Wholesale Trade Between Edmonton and Selected Northern Communities." M.A. Thesis, University of Alberta, Department of Geography, 1978 / R.G. Graden, "The Planning of New Residential Areas in Edmonton, 1950-1976." M.A. Thesis, University of Alberta, Department of Geography, 1979 / L. Y. Luciuk, "Ukrainians in the Making: Their Kingston Story." M.A. Thesis, Queen's University, Department of Geography, 1979 / Jeanette I. Rice, "From Crown to City: The Urban Land Development Process in Kingston, Ontario, 1800-1900." M.A. Thesis, Queen's University, Department of Geography, 1980 / G.J. Levine, "In God's Service: The Role of the Anglican, Methodist, Presbyterian, and Roman Catholic Churches in the Cultural Geography of Late Nineteenth-Century Kingston." Ph.D. Thesis, Queen's University, Department of Geography, 1980