Urban History Review
Revue d'histoire urbaine

Volume 15, Number 2, October 1986

Table of contents (19 articles)


  1. Le logement et les enjeux de la transformation de l’espace urbain : Montréal, 1940-1960, Première partie
  2. Fiscal Imbalance and Winnipeg: A Century of Response
  3. Urban History and the Politics of the Property Tax: The Case of Single Residential Property in the City of Toronto, 1920s-1970s
  4. Absentee Landlordism and Municipal Government in Nineteenth Century St. John's

Review Essay / Note critique

  1. Bibliography: Recent Publications Relating to Canada's Urban Past / Bibliographie : Publications récentes en histoire du Canada urbain
  2. Contributors / Collaborateurs
  3. Notes and Comments: Urban History Review Prize; International Urban Bibliography; Conferences; Publications

Book Reviews / Comptes rendus

  1. Simpson, Michael. Thomas Adams and the Modem Planning Movement: Britain, Canada and the United States, 1900-1940. London and New York: Mansell, 1985. Pp. viii, 262. Illustrations
  2. Germain, A. et R. Hamel, éd. Aménagement et pouvoir local. Sillery : Les Presses de l’Université du Québec, « Cahiers de l’ACFAS », no 31, 1985. 188 p. 10 00 $
  3. Wood, B. Anne. Idealism Transformed: The Making of a Progressive Educator. Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1985. Pp. xiv, 232
  4. Fortin, G. et L. Parent. Les MRC : un devenir perpétuel. Montréal, INRS-Urbanisation, coll. Études et documents, no 42, juin 1985. 68 p.
  5. Lamonde, Pierre et Mario Polèse. Le déplacement des activités économiques dans la région métropolitaine de Montréal de 1971 à 1981. Montréal : INRS-Urbanisation, « Études et documents » no 45, novembre 1985. 119 p. 38 tableaux, 1 carte, 3 appendices
  6. Beckman, Margaret; Langmead, Stephen; and Black, John. The Best Gift: A Record of the Carnegie Libraries in Ontario. Toronto and London: Dundurn Press, 1984. Pp. 192. Illustrations. $29.95
  7. Penman, Margaret, A Century of Service: Toronto Public Library 1883-1983. Toronto: Toronto Public Library, 1983. Pp. 102. Illustrations, bibliography. $5.50
  8. Lees, Andrew. Cities Perceived: Urban Society in European and American Thought, 1820-1940. New York: Columbia University Press, 1985. Pp. xi, 360. Illustrations, bibliography, index. $30.00
  9. Timms, Edward and David Kelley, eds. Unreal City: Urban Experience in Modern European Literature and Art. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1985. Pp. vii, 269. 35 black and white illustrations, index. £26.50
  10. Arrom, Silvia Marina. The Women of Mexico City, 1790-1857. Stanford, Ca.,: Stanford University Press, 1985. Tables, figures and illustrations, appendixes, notes, bibliography, index. Pp. vii, 384. $47.50 (U.S.)
  11. Armstrong, Warwick and T.G. McGee. Theatres of Accumulation: Studies in Asian and Latin American Urbanization. London and New York: Methuen, 1985. Pp. xvi, 269. Figures, tables, index. $39.95 (cloth), $16.96 (paper)

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