Urban History Review

Volume 12, Number 2, October 1983 Perspectives on Sports and Urban Studies

Table of contents (29 articles)

  1. The Queen Elizabeth Way: Public Utility Versus Public Space

Perspectives on Sports and Urban Studies

  1. Canadian Sports History: Some Comments to Urban Historians
  2. The Urban Response to the Demand for Sporting Facilities: A Study of Ten Ontario Towns/Cities, 1919-1939
  3. Sports Promotion in the Western Canadian City: The Example of Early Edmonton
  4. One Solution to the Urban Crisis: Manly Sports and Winnipeggers, 1900-1914
  5. Review Article: Sport and the Victorian City / H. Cunningham, Leisure in the Industrial Revolution, c.1780-c.1880. London: Croom Helm, 1980. Pp. 222. £11.95 / R.Q. Gray, The Labour Aristocracy in Victorian Edinburgh. Oxford University Press, 1976. Pp. X, 220. $56.25 / P. Joyce, Work, Society and Politics: The Culture of the Factory in later Victorian England. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1980. Pp. XXVI, 356. $25.00 / T. Mason, Association Football and English Society, 1863-1915. Brighton: Harvester Press, 1980. Pp. X, 278. £15.95 / H.E. Meller, Leisure and the Changing City, 1870-1914. London and Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1976. Pp. X, 308. £11.95 / S. Yeo, Religion and Voluntary Organisations in Crisis. London: Croom Helm, 1976. Pp. XII, 426. £17.95

Research Notes  / Notes de recherche

  1. Boards of Trade and Canadian Urban Development
  1. Contributors
  2. Notes and Comments : The Metropolis: A Conference in Honour of Hans Blumenfeld; Urban Parks in Canada: Life Cycle of a Landscape, March 1984; Cities of the World Supplement; Recent Publications
  3. Bibliography: Recent Publications Relating to Canada's Urban Past / Bibliographie : Contributions récentes à l’histoire urbaine du Canada

Book Reviews  / Comptes rendus

  1. Young, Brian. George-Etienne Cartier: Montreal Bourgeois. Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1981. Pp. xiv, 181. Illustrations. $23.95 (cloth), $11.95 (paper)
  2. Wismer, Catherine. Sweethearts: The Builders, The Mob, and the Men. Toronto: James Lorimer and Company, 1980. Pp. 222. Illustrations. $16.95 (cloth), $7.95 (paper)
  3. Breen, David and Coates, Kenneth. Vancouver's Fair: An Administrative and Political History of the Pacific National Exhibition. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1982. Pp. x, 192. Illustrations. $24.00 (cloth)
  4. Obodiac, Stan. Maple Leaf Gardens, Fifty Years of History. Toronto: Van Nostrand Reinhold Ltd., 1981. Pp. 208. Photographs. $24.95 (cloth)
  5. Kaplan, Harold. Reform, Planning, and City Politics: Montreal, Winnipeg, Toronto. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1982. Pp. xi, 775. $47.50 (cloth)
  6. Stelter, Gilbert A. and Artibise, Alan F. J., eds. Shaping The Urban Landscape: Aspects of the Canadian City-Building Process. Ottawa: Carleton University Press, 1982. Pp. 436. Tables, maps, illustrations. $15.95 (paper)
  7. Karni, M.G., ed. Finnish Diaspora I: Canada, South America, Africa, Australia and Sweden. Finnish Diaspora II: United States. Toronto: Multicultural History Society of Ontario, 1981. Vol. I. Pp.. xiv, 305. Vol.. II. Pp.. xii, 319
  8. Whitehand, J.W.R. ed. The Urban Landscape: Historical Development and Management: Papers by M.R.G. Conzen. Toronto: Academic Press, 1981. Pp. x, 166. Illustrations. $30.00
  9. Hayden, Dolores. The Grand Domestic Revolution. A History of Feminist Designs for American Homes, Neighbourhoods, and Cities. Cambridge, Mass. and London, England: The MIT Press, 1981. Pp. 367
  10. Erenberg, Lewis A. Steppin' Out: New York Nightlife and the Transformation of American Culture, 1890-1930. West-port, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1981. Pp. xix, 291. Table, illustrations. $23.95 (U.S.)
  11. McComb, David G. Houston: A History. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1981. Pp. 288. Illustrations
  12. Leavitt, Judith Walzer. The Healthiest City: Milwaukee and the Politics of Health Reform. Princeton: Princeton University Press 1982. Pp. vii, 279. Tables, maps, illustrations. $25.00 (U.S.)
  13. Cranz, Galen. The Politics of Park Design: A History of Urban Parks in America. Cambridge, Mass. and London, England: The MIT Press, 1982. Pp. xiii, 347. Maps, illustrations. $25.00 (U.S.)
  14. Schlereth, Thomas J. Artifacts and the American Past. Nashville, Tenn.: American Association for State and Local History, 1980. Pp. vii, 294. $13.95 (U.S.)
  15. Rabb, Theodore K. and Rotberg, Robert I., eds. Industrialization and Urbanization: Studies in Interdisciplinary History. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1981. Pp. 324. $5.95 (paper) / Stave, Bruce M. ed. Modern Industrial Cities: History, Policy, and Survival. Beverly Hills, California: Sage, 1981. Pp. 307. $9.95 (paper)
  16. Saunders, Peter. Social Theory and the Urban Question. London: Hutchinson University Library, 1981. Pp. 310. Tables. $18.95
  17. Reader, W.J. Bowater: A History. London and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1981. Pp. xv, 426. Tables, figures, maps, illustrations. £25 and $49.50 (U.S.)
  18. Owen, David. The Government of Victorian London 1855-1889: The Metropolitan Board of Works, the Vestries and the City Corporation. Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1982. Pp. xv, 466. Map, illustrations. $25.00 (U.S.) / Fraser, Derek, ed. A History of Modern Leeds. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1980. Pp. xiv, 479. Tables, maps, illustrations. £17.50. / Gillett, Edward and MacMahon, Kenneth A. A History of Hull. Oxford: Oxford University Press for University of Hull, 1980. Pp. xi, 432. Maps, illustrations. $53.95.

Book Notes  / Notes bibliographiques

  1. American Architecture from the MIT Press / Lois Craig and the staff of the Federal Architectural Project, The Federal Presence: Architecture, Politics and Symbols in United States Government Building. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1978. Pp. 580. Plates $37.50 U.S. / Ochsner, Jeffrey Kark, H.H. Richardson: Complete Architectural Works. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1983. Pp. xiii, 466. Plates, maps. $50.00 U.S. / Searing, Helen, ed. In Search of Modern Architecture: A Tribute to Henry-Russell Hitchcock. Cambridge, Mass.: The Architectural History Foundation of New York and the MIT Press, 1982. Pp. vii, 368. Plates