Urban History Review

Volume 21, Number 2, March 1993

Table of contents (25 articles)


  1. "This is Not a Company; It is a Cause":Class, Gender and the Toronto Housing Company, 1912–1920
  2. The "Sting" of Vancouver's Better Housing "Spree", 1919–1949
  3. Eden Smith and the Canadian Domestic Revival
  • Contributors / Collaborateurs
  • Book Reviews / Comptes rendus

    1. Baraness, Marc and Larry Richards, eds. Toronto Places: a Context for Urban Design. Photographs by Geoffrey James and Steven Evans. Essays by Barry Callaghan, Austin Clarke, Katherine Govier, M.T. Kelly and Josef Skvorecky. Toronto: University of Toronto in association with The City of Toronto, 1992. Pp. 107. Black and white and colour plates. $50
    2. Hughes, Gary K., Music of the Eye: Architectural Drawings of Canada's First City 1822-1914. Saint John, N.B.: NBM Publications MNB, The New Brunswick Museum, 1992. Pp. iii, 136. Black and White Illustrations, black and white photos, Colour Plates, bibliography. $19.85 (Cdn) paper
    3. Richler, Mordecai. Oh Canada! Oh Quebec!: Requiem For A Divided Country. Toronto: Penguin, 1992. Pp. 277
    4. Donald B. Freeman. A City of Farmers: Informal Urban Agriculture in the Open Spaces of Nairobi, Kenya. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1991. pp. xxiv, 159. Illustrations. $34.95
    5. Kuklick, Bruce. To Everything A Season: Shibe Park and Urban Philadelphia, 1909-1976. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1991. pp. xii, 237. 22 black and white plates, maps, essay on sources, and index. $19.95 (U.S.)
    6. Hamilton, Kenneth Marvin. Black Towns and Profit: Promotion and Development in the Trans-Appalachian West, 1877-1915. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1991. index, illustrations. Pp. 152, appendices. $29.95 (U.S.)
    7. Reher, David Sven. Town and Country in pre-industrial Spain: Cuenca, 1550-1870. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990. Pp. xiv, 337. Tables, maps, illustrations, index. $?
    8. Murray, Oswyn and Price, Simon (editors). The Greek City from Homer to Alexander. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1990. Pp. xv, 372. 19 figures, 4 plates. $110.00 (Can.) / Owens, E.J. The City in the Greek and Roman World. London and New York: Routledge, 1991. Pp. xi, 210. 54 black and white illustrations. $65.50 (Can.)/$52.50 (U.S.)
    9. Johnson, J.K. Becoming Prominent: Regional Leadership in Upper Canada, 1791-1841. Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1989. Pp. xi, 277. $29.95
    10. Little, J.I. Crofters and Habitants: Settler Society, Economy, and Culture in a Quebec Township, 1848-1881. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1991. (Studies on the History of Québec/Études d'histoire du Québec, 2.) Pp. xxii, 368. Illustrations, maps, bibliography and index. $44.95 cloth
    11. Dougall, Lily. What Necessity Knows. 1893. Reprint with an introduction by Victoria Walker. Ottawa: Tecumseh Press, 1992. Pp. 445. $13.95 paper / Sime, J.G. Sister Woman. 1919. Reprint with an introduction by Sandra Campbell. Ottawa: Tecumseh Press, 1992. Pp. 293. $14.50 paper
    12. William M. Baker, Lethbridge: Founding the Community to 1914: A Visual History. Lethbridge: Occasional Paper 27 published by the Lethbridge Historical Society, 1927, pp. 48
    13. Ferretti, Lucia. Entre voisins. La société paroissiale en milieu urbain : Saint-Pierre-Apôtre de Montréal 1848-1930. Montréal : Boréal, 1992. Cartes. Pp. 264
    14. Jacques Mathieu, éd., Les dynamismes de la recherche au Québec. Sainte-Foy : Les Presses de l’Université Laval, 1991
    15. Seidensticker, Edward. Tokyo Rising: The City Since the Great Earthquake. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1991. Pp. ix, 362. Illustrations, maps, index. $14.95 (US)
    16. Mollenkopf, John Hull, A Phoenix in the Ashes: The Rise and Fall of the Koch Coalition in New York City Politics. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1992. Pp. xi, 285. Tables, maps, index
    17. Cooper, Matthew and Margaret Critchlow Rodman. New Neighbours. A Case Study of Cooperative Housing. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1992. Pp. xi, 326. Black and white photographs and illustrations. $19.95 (paper)
    18. Wynn, Graeme and Oke, Timothy, eds. Vancouver and its Region. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1992. Pp. xvii, 333. Illustrations, figures, tables. $45.00 and $29.95 (paper)
    19. The Spirit of Africville (selected and edited by the Africville Genealogy Society) Halifax: Formac Press, 1992. Pp. 124 (60 pages of colour and b&w photographs) Paperback $19.95 Cloth $34.95
    20. Gary Leupp, Servants, Laborers, and Shophands in the Cities of Tokugawa Japan (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1992. Pp. xiii + 237 [264 pages, 36 tables, appendix, notes, index]. $29.95.)
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