Urban History Review
Revue d'histoire urbaine

Volume 22, Number 1, October 1993

Table of contents (18 articles)


  1. Editorial
  2. Local Power and Its Limits: Three Decades of Attempts to Revitalize Kitchener's CBD
  3. The Defeat of Imperial Urbanism in Québec City, 1840–1855
  4. Battling "the bane of our cities": Class, territory, and the prohibition debate in Toronto, 1877
  1. Contributors

Book Reviews / Comptes rendus

  1. Gilfoyle, Timothy J. City of Eros. New York City, Prostitution, and the Commercialization of Sex, 1790–1920. New York: W.W. Norton, 1992. Pp. 462. illustrations, maps, tables, appendixes, index. $24.95 (U.S.) $29.99 (Can.)
  2. Gittell, Ross. Renewing Cities. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1992. Pp. X, 232
  3. Gerecke, Kent (ed.). The Canadian City. Montreal: Black Rose Books, 1991. Pp. Xi, 269. Two illustrations. $19.95 Paper / Bunting, Trudi and Filion, Pierre (eds.). Canadian Cities in Transition. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1991. Pp. 555. Numerous illustrations. $24.95 paper
  4. Bell, John, ed. Ottawa: A Literary Portrait. Lawrencetown Beach: Nova Scotia; Pottersfield Press, 1992. Pp. xxviii, 224. $15.95 paper
  5. Greer, Allan and Ian Radforth, eds. Colonial Leviathan: State Formation in Mid-nineteenth-century Canada. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1992. Pp. Xii, 328. $22.95 paper
  6. Frager, Ruth A. Sweatshop Strife: Class, Ethnicity, and Gender in the Jewish Labour Movement of Toronto, 1900–1939. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1992. Pp. Xi, 300. Black and White Photographs, Statistical Appendices
  7. Anderson, Kay. Vancouver's Chinatown: Racial Discourse in Canada, 1875–1980. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1991. Pp. X, 323. Illustrations, maps. $34.95 cloth
  8. Brumfield, William Craft. A History of Russian Architecture. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1993. Pp. x, 644. 80 colour plates, 677 halftones, map, index, bibliography. US $95.00 (cloth) / Dimitriou, Harry T. Urban Transport Planning: A Developmental Model. London and New York: Routledge, 1992. Tables, figures, Index, bibliography. $115.50 (cloth) / Spann, Edward K. Hopedale: From Commune to Company Town, 1840–1920. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1992. (Urban Life and Urban Landscape Series, Z.L. Miller and H.D. Shapiro, eds.) Pp. xiii, 213. Map, index, bibliography. US $37.50 (cloth) / McBride, David. From TB to AIDS: Epidemics among Urban Blacks since 1900. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1991. (SUNY Series in Afro-American Studies, J. Howard and R.C. Smith, eds.) Pp. x, 234. Tables, figures, index. US $ 16.95 (paper) / Rich, John, and Andrew Wallace-Hadrill, eds. City and Country in the Ancient World. (Leicester-Nottingham Studies in Ancient Society, vol. 2) London and New York: Routledge, 1991. Pp., xviii, 305. Maps, tables, figures, tables, index, bibliography. $23.95 (paper) / Rich, John, ed. The City in Late Antiquity. (Leicester-Nottingham Studies in Ancient Society, vol. 3) London and New York: Routledge, 1992. Pp., x, 204. Maps, tables, figures, tables, index, bibliography. $65.00 (cloth)
  9. Zucchi, John E. Little Slaves of the Harp: Italian Child Musicians in Nineteenth Century Paris, London and New York. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1992. Pp. xvi, 208. Illustrations, maps, index. $34.95
  10. Levine, David and Keith Wrightson, The Making of an Industrial Society: Whickham 1560–1765. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1991. Pp. Xxi, 456. Maps, tables, index. $112.50
  11. Tyack, Geoffrey. Sir James Pennethorne and the Making of Victorian London. (Cambridge Studies in the History of Architecture.) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992. Pp. xvi, 336. 6 Colour Plates, 127 Black-and-white Plates, Bibliography, Index. $150.00 (cloth)
  12. Whitehand, J. W. R. and P. J. Larkham, Eds. 1991. Urban Landscapes. International Perspectives. London and New York: Routledge. Pp. xvii, 333. Illustrations, index. $81.50 Cdn (cloth)
  13. Marrelli, Nancy, editor. Montreal Photo Album: Photographs from Montreal Archives. Montreal: Vehicule Press, 1993. Pp. 140. 59 black and white photographs. $22.95 paper

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