Urban History Review

Volume 25, Number 1, October 1996

Table of contents (22 articles)


  1. Produce and Protection: Covent Garden Market, the Socioeconomic Elite, and the Downtown Core in London, Ontario, 1843–1915
  2. Sûreté, salubrité et monolithisme : l’introduction du béton armé à Montréal, de 1905 à 1922
  3. The French Cartographer Jacques-Nicolas Bellin's Plans of 18th-century Urban Settlements in Present-Day Canada
  4. Critique du projet de Place Royale à travers les valeurs investies dans sa politique de conservation
  1. Contributors / Collaborateurs

Exhibit Review

  1. Énergie et aménagement : villes industrielles planifiées du Québec, 1890–1950

Review Essay

  1. Karen Herland, People, Potholes and City Politics (Montreal: Black Rose Books, 1992) / Shlomo Hasson and David Ley, Neighbourhood Organizations and the Welfare State (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1994) / Henri Lustiger-Thaler (ed.), Political Arrangements: Power and the City (Montreal: Black Rose Books, 1992) / Vered Amit-Talai and Henri Lustiger-Thaler (eds.), Urban Lives: Fragmentation and Resistance (Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1994)

Book Reviews  / Comptes rendus

  1. Guttenberg, Albert Z. The Language of Planning: Essays on the Origins and Ends of American Planning Thought. Urbana and Chicago IL: University of Illinois Press, 1993, Pp. xviii, 266, Index. $42.50 (US) (cloth), $16.95 (US) (paper) / Fowler, Edmund P. Building Cities that Work. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1992. Pp. xv, 315. Illustrations, index. $44.95 (cloth), $19.95 (paper)
  2. Adams, Annmarie. Architecture in the Family Way: Doctors, Houses and Women, 1870–1900. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1996. Pp. xxi, 227. Illustrations. $39.95 cloth
  3. Papayanis, Nicholas. The Coachmen of Nineteenth-Century Paris: Service Workers and Class Consciousness. Baton Rouge and London: Louisiana State University Press, 1993. Pp. xvi, 247. Illustrations, bibliography, index
  4. Engel, Barbara Alpern. Between the Fields and the City: Women, Work, and Family in Russia, 1861–1914. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994. Pp. xi, 254. Illustrations, tables, maps, index. $59.95 (U.S.)
  5. Hamm, Michael F. Kiev: A Portrait, 1800–1917. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1993. Pp. xviii, 304. Illustrations, tables, index
  6. Bayor, Ronald H. and Timothy J. Meagher, eds. The New York Irish. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996. Pp. xxii, 743. Tables, maps, photos, index. U.S.$ 45.00
  7. Green, David R. From Artisans to Paupers: Economic Change and Poverty in London, 1790–1870. Aldershot: Scolar Press, 1995. Pp. xvii, 298. Figures, tables, index. US$76.95
  8. Kowalesky, Maryanne. Local Markets and Medieval Trade in Medieval Exeter. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995. Pp. xvi, 442. Annexes, tables, maps, bibliography, index
  9. Rose, Mark H. Cities of Light and Heat: Domesticating Gas and Electricity in Urban America. University Park: Penn State Press, 1995. Pp. xviii, 229. 18 illustrations, 6 tables, bibliography, index. US$34.50
  10. Johnson, Eric A. Urbanization and Crime. Germany 1871–1914. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995. Pp. X, 246
  11. Clark, Katerina, Petersburg: Crucible of Cultural Revolution. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1995. Pp. xii, 377. Index
  12. Logan, Michael F. Fighting Sprawl and City Hall: Resistance to Urban Growth in the Southwest. Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1995. Pp. vii, 223. Illustration, tables, maps, index. US$39.95 (cloth); US$17.95 (paper)
  13. Macdonald, Catherine. A City at Leisure: An Illustrated History of Parks and Recreation in Winnipeg. Winnipeg: City of Winnipeg, Parks and Recreation Department, 1995. Pp. xiii, 220. Black and White Photographs, paper
  14. Harris, Richard. Unplanned Suburbs Toronto's American Tragedy 1900 to 1950. Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996. Pp. xvi + 356. Maps, illustrations. $39.95 (U.S.) hardcover
  15. Jack Masson with Edward C. LeSage Jr. Alberta's local governments: politics and democracy. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 1994. Pp. ix, 603. $29.95 / C. Richard Tindal and Susan Nobes Tindal. Local government in Canada (fourth edition). Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1995. Pp. xv, 399