Urban History Review
Revue d'histoire urbaine

Volume 16, Number 2, October 1987

Table of contents (18 articles)


  1. Keeping Warm and Dry: The Policy Response to the Struggle for Shelter Among Canada's Homeless, 1900-1960
  2. L’histoire urbaine en France
  3. Looking Inside The Skyscraper: Size and Occupancy of Toronto Office Buildings, 1890-1950

Research Notes / Notes de recherche

  1. Three Preconfederation Painters of the Canadian City, Part II, James Duncan
  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: Winter Cities Student Competition; Conferences; Publications

Book Reviews / Comptes rendus

  1. Higgins, Benjamin. The Rise- and Fall? of Montreal: A Case Study of Urban Growth, Regional Economic Expansion and National Development, Moncton: Canadian Institute for Research on Regional Development, 1986. Pp. 256. $12.95 paper
  2. Arthur, Eric. Toronto No Mean City. Third edition revised by Stephen Otto. University of Toronto Press, 1986. Bibliography, index, 272 black and white plates, 17 maps, $18.95 paper
  3. Oberlander, Peter. Land: The Central Human Settlement Issue. Human Settlements Issues 7. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1985. Pp. x, 103. Photographs, tables and bibliography. $9.95
  4. Murray, Sylvie et Elyse Tremblay. Cent ans de solidarité, Histoire du CTM, 1886-1986. Collection « Études Québécois, » Montréal : VLB Editeur, 1987. Pp. 150. Illustrations, bibliography. $14.95 paper
  5. von Baeyer, Edwinna. A Selected Bibliography for Garden History in Canada (Revised and Augmented). Ottawa: Environment Canada — Parks, 1987. Pp. 62. Also in French as L'histoire du jardinage au Canada: bibliographie sélective (révisée et augmentée). Free
  6. Petrelli, Robert, and Pierre Dubeau. Guide bibliographique en gestion municipale. Montreal: École nationale d'administration publique, Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS-Urbanisation), and Université du Québec à Montréal, Département d'études urbaines, 1987. Pp. 278. $10.00
  7. Tausky, Nancy A. and Lynne D. Distefano. Victorian Architecture in London and Southwestern Ontario: Symbols of Aspiration. Photographs by Ian MacEachern. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1986. 225 black and white photographs, maps and architectural drawings, index, bibliography, glossary. $34.95 cloth
  8. Malcolmson, Patricia E. English Laundresses: A Social History, 1850-1930. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press. Pp. xv, 220. Illustrations. $26.95 cloth (U.S.)
  9. Tyler, John W. Smugglers & Patriots: Boston Merchants and the Advent of the American Revolution. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1986. Pp. xiv, 349. Appendix, bibliography, illustrations, index, tables. $25.00 (U.S.)
  10. White, Jerry. The Worst Street in North London. Campbell Bunk, Islington, Between the Wars. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1986. Pp. xii, 312. 15 black and white plates, tables, maps, index. £8.95
  11. Peters, F.E. Jerusalem: The Holy City in the Eyes of Chroniclers, Visitors, Pilgrims, and Prophets from the Days of Abraham to the Beginnings of Modern Times. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1985. Pp. xiv, 656. $35.00 (U.S.)

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