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Urban History Review
Revue d'histoire urbaine

Volume 24, Number 2, March 1996

Table of contents (14 articles)


  1. Annihilating Space and Time: The Modernization of Fire-Fighting in Late Nineteenth-Century Cornwall, Ontario
  2. La construction sociale d’un compromis (1945–1970) : prélude à la rénovation urbaine dans le quartier Saint-Jean-Baptiste de Québec
  3. The Politics of Transportation Services in Suburban Montreal: Sorting Out the "Mile End Muddle," 1893–1909
  4. Vie culturelle et pouvoirs publics locaux. La fondation de la bibliothèque municipale de Montréal
  1. Contributors / Collaborateurs

Book Reviews

  1. Taylor, John; Langellé, Jean G; and Andrew, Caroline, eds. Capital Cities / Les Capitales: Perspectives Internationales / International Perspectives. Ottawa: Carleton University Press, 1993. Pp. xvi, 418. Tables, figures. $24.95
  2. Kete, Kathleen. The Beast in the Boudoir: Petkeeping in Nineteenth Century Paris. Berkeley, University of California Press, 1994. Pp. x, 200. 9 black and white plates, bibliography, index
  3. Burley, David G. A Particular Condition in Life: Self-Employment in Mid-Victorian Brantford, Ontario. Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1994. Pp.309. Tables. $39.95 cloth
  4. Bradbury, Bettina. Familles ouvrières à Montréal. Âge, genre et survie quotidienne pendant la phase d’industrialisation. Montréal : Boréal, 1995. Tableaux et graphiques. Pp. 369
  5. Fortin, Marcel, Lorraine Dubreuil, and Cheryl A. Woods, eds., Canadian Fire Insurance Plans in Ontario Collections, 1876–1973. Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives: Ottawa, 1995. Illus. Pp i–x, 1–107. $22 paper
  6. Morton, Suzanne. Ideal Surroundings: Domestic Life in a Working-Class Suburb in the 1920s. Toronto, Buffalo, and London: University of Toronto Press, 1995. Pp. 201. Black and White photographs. Index. $40.00 hard. $17.95 paper
  7. Thorold J. Tronrud. Guardians of Progress: Boosters and Boosterism in Thunder Bay, 1870–1914. Thunder Bay: Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society, 1993. Pp. 74. Black and White Illustrations, index. $9.95 (plus $2.00 postage)
  8. Backhouse, Frances (with introduction by Pierre Berton). Women of the Klondike. Vancouver: Whitecap, 1995. Pp. xi, 211. Black and white photographs. Maps. $16.95 paper. ISBN 1-55110-375-3
  9. Raible, Chris. Muddy York Mud: Scandal & Scurrility in Upper Canada. Creemore, Ontario: Curiosity House, 1992. Pp. xii, 289. Black and White Photographs, Select Bibliography, Index. Paper / Filey, Mike & Victor Russell. From Horse Power to Horsepower: Toronto 1890–1930. Toronto: Dundurn Press, 1993. Pp. 112. Black and White Photographs. Paper / White, Randall. Too Good To Be True: Toronto in the 1920s. Toronto: Dundurn Press, 1993. Pp. xi, 244. Black and White Photographs, Bibliography, Index. Paper / Duckworth, Helen. A Taste of Toronto. Willowdale, Ontario: Hounslow Press, 1983. Pp. 85. Illustrations, Index. Paper / McGowan, Mark George & Brian P. Clarke. Catholics at the "Gathering Place": Historical Essays on the Archdiocese of Toronto 1841–1991. Toronto: The Canadian Catholic Historical Association (English Section), 1993. Pp. xxvii, 352. Maps, Tables, Select Bibliography, Endnotes, Index. Paper

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