Urban History Review
Revue d'histoire urbaine

Volume 26, Number 1, October 1997

Table of contents (23 articles)


  1. Planting the Municipal Ownership Idea in Port Arthur, 1875–1914
  2. Les Services Urbains Sous Surveillance Politique : le pouvoir municipal et l’établissement du service de transport en commun à Montréal, 1860–1880
  3. The Redevelopment of Fairview Slopes in Vancouver, 1975–1995
  4. Professional Sports Facilities and Developing Urban Communities: Vancouver's Recreation Park, 1905–1912
  1. Contributors / Collaborateurs

Book Reviews

  1. Thomas, June Manning. Redevelopment and Race: Planning a Finer City in Postwar Detroit. Baltimore and London: John Hopkins University Press, 1997. Pp. xx, 274, illustrations, maps, tables, graphs, index. US$39.95 (cloth)
  2. Weems, Robert E. Jr. Black Business in the Black Metropolis: The Chicago Metropolitan Assurance Company, 1925–1985. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1996, pp. Xvii, 158. Illustrations, US$35.00
  3. Teaford, Jon C. Post-Suburbia. Government and Politics in the Edge Cities. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997. 242 pp. ISBN 0-8018-5450-4. U.S.$32.50 (hardcover)
  4. Lindner, Rolf. The Reportage of Urban Culture: Robert Park and the Chicago School. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Pp. xiv, 237, 6 black and white plates, bibliography, index. $54.95 (cloth)
  5. McNamara, Kevin R. Urban Verbs: Arts and Discourses of American Cities. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1996. Pp. vii, 310. 16 black and white figures, bibliography, index. $39.50 (US)
  6. Sawada, Mitziko. Tokyo Life, New York Dreams: Urban Japanese Visions of America, 1890–1924. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1996. Pp. xvii, 268, 11 halftone illustrations, 9 tables, 2 maps, bibliography, index. US$40.00
  7. Drummond, Diane K. Crewe: Railway Town, Company and People, 1840–1914, Aldershot: Scolar Press, 1995. Pp.xiii, 259. 8 black and white plates, bibliography, tables, index
  8. Çelik, Zeynep. Urban Forms and Colonial Confrontations: Algiers under French Rule. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997. Pp. xiv, 236. Illustrations, bibliography, index
  9. Jean-Pierre Collin. La Ligue ouvrière catholique canadienne : 1938–1954. Montréal, Boréal, 1996, 253p.
  10. Pierre Drouilly. L’espace social de Montréal, 1951–1991. Sillery : Septentrion, 1996. 400 cartes. 354 pp. 305
  11. Pothier, Louise, (sous le direction de) L’eau, l’hygiène publique et les infrastructures. Montréal, Groupe PGV, collection Mémoires vives, 1996, 84 p.
  12. Owram, Doug. Born at the Right Time: A History of the Baby Boom Generation. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1996. Pp. xv, 392. Black and White photographs. $ 34.95 hard
  13. Ladd, Brian. The Ghosts of Berlin. Confronting German History in the Urban Landscape, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997. Pp. X, 27, 55 black and white illustrations, bibliography, index. US$29.95 (cloth)
  14. McDonald, Donna. Lord Strathcona: A Biography of Donald Alexander Smith. Toronto: Dundurn Press, 1996. Pp. 600. 47 Illustrations. $34.99 (cloth)
  15. Ryan, Mary P. Civic Wars: Democracy and Public Life in the American City during the Nineteenth Century. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1997. Pp. xii, 376, 44 black and white illustrations, bibliography, index. US$27.50
  16. 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
  17. Thomas F. Mcllwraith, Looking for Old Ontario, Two Centuries of Landscape Change. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1997. xiv + 400 pp. b&w illus., appendices, index
  18. Ward, Robin. Echoes of Empire: Victoria and its Remarkable Buildings. Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Publishing, 1996. Pp. xxvii, 362. Ninety black and white illustrations. $32.95 hardback

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