Urban History Review
Revue d'histoire urbaine

Volume 17, Number 2, October 1988

Table of contents (24 articles)


  1. The Keepers of the Gate: The Inequality of Property Ownership During the Winnipeg Real Estate Boom of 1881-82
  2. Planning Urban Waterfront Industrial Districts: Toronto's Ashbridge's Bay, 1889-1910
  3. Port Authorities as Urban Land Developers: The Case of the Toronto Harbour Commissioners and Their Outer Harbour Project, 1912-68
  1. Contributors

Short Article / Textes plus court

  1. "Reform" as a Chaotic Concept: The Case of Toronto

Research Notes / Notes de recherche

Book Reviews / Comptes rendus

  1. Baskerville, Peter. The Bank of Upper Canada: A Collection of Documents. Toronto, Ontario: The Champlain Society in cooperation with The Ontario Heritage Foundation, Carleton University Press, 1987. Pp. cliii, 400. Tables, appendix, bibliography, index. $18.95 (paper)
  2. Gaffield, Chad. Language, Schooling and Cultural Conflict: The Origins of the French-Language Controversy in Ontario. Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1987. Pp. xviii, 249. $32.50 (cloth)
  3. Voisey, Paul. Vulcan: The Making of a Prairie Community. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1988. Pp. x, 341. Illustrations
  4. Cohen, Albert. The Entrepreneurs: The Story of Gendis Inc. Toronto: Mclelland and Stewart, 1985. Pp. 220. Illustrations. $19.95 / Levine, Allan. The Exchange: 100 Years of Grain Trading in Winnipeg. Winnipeg: Peguis, 1987. Pp. xv, 278. Illustrations. $24.95
  5. Kimbley, Laurel, comp. and Canning-Dew, Jo-Ann, ed. Hastings and Main: Stories from an Inner City Neighbourhood. Vancouver: New Star, 1987. Pp. 158. Illustrations. $9.95
  6. Annick Germain et Jean-Claude Marsan (dir.), Aménager l’urbain de Montréal à San Francisco : politiques et design urbains, Montréal, Éditions du Méridien, 1987. 191 pages. (29,95$)
  7. Boddy, Trevor. Modem Architecture in Alberta. Regina: Alberta Culture and Multiculturalism and the Canadian Plains Research Center, 1987. Pp. 156. Black and white colour illustrations, index. $24.00 (cloth)
  8. Piva, Michael J., ed. A History of Ontario: Selected Readings. Toronto: Copp Clark Pitman, 1988. Pp. 322. Illustrations. $15.95
  9. Lane, Roger. Roots of Violence In Black Philadelphia 1860-1900. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1986. Pp.v, 174. Index. $25.00
  10. Hudson, James R. The Unanticipated City: Loft Conversions in Lower Manhattan. Amherst, Mass.: University of Massachusetts Press, 1987. Pp.xvi, 160. 15 black and white photographs, 2 maps. $28.95
  11. Mullings, Leith., ed. Cities of the United States: Studies in Urban Anthropology. New York: Columbia University Press, 1987. Pp. xii, 342. $40.00 (US)
  12. Bauman, John F. Public Housing, Race, and Renewal: Urban Planning in Philadelphia, 1920-1974. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1987. Pp. xvi, 278. Maps, index / Goering, John M., ed., Housing Desegregation and Federal Policy. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1986. Pp. x, 343, Tables, maps, index
  13. Fishman, Robert. Bourgeois Utopias: The Rise and Fall of Suburbia. New York: Basic Books, 1987. Pp. xii, 241. Illustrations. $19.95 (U.S.) / Gale, Dennis E. Washington, D.C.: Inner-City Revitalization and Minority Suburbanization. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1988. Pp. xvi, 238. Maps and tables. $34.95 (U.S.)
  14. Harris, Tim. London Crowds in the Reign of Charles II: Propaganda and Politics from the Restoration until the Exclusion Crisis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988. Pp. xvi, 264. 8 illustrations, map, bibliography, index

Review Notes

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