Urban History Review

Volume 27, Number 1, October 1998

Table of contents (22 articles)


  1. Continuity and Discontinuity in Canadian Cab History
  2. The Canadian Taxi Wars, 1925–1950
  3. She's No Lady: The Experience and Expression of Gender among Halifax Women Taxi Drivers since World War II
  4. The Cab Trade in Winnipeg, 1871–1910
  • Contributors / Collaborateurs
  • Exhibit Reviews

    CD-ROM Review

    Book Reviews / Comptes rendus

    1. Violich, Francis. The Bridge to Dalmatia: A Search for the Meaning of Place. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. Pp. xvii. 351. Maps, black and white illustrations, bibliography and index. US$ 49.95 (cloth)
    2. Elizabeth Bloomfield, Waterloo Township through Two Centuries. Kitchener: Waterloo Historical Society, 1995. Pp. xiv & 466. Maps, illustrations. $75.00 hard, $85.00 with handling
    3. Groth, Paul, and Todd W. Bressi, eds. Understanding Ordinary Landscapes. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1997. Pp. ix, 272. Maps, black and white illustrations, bibliography and index
    4. Olechnowicz, Andrzej. Working-Class Housing in England between the Wars: The Becontree Estate. Oxford Historical Manuscripts. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997. Pp. 273. 2 maps, 17 tables, bibliography, index. $121.50 (cloth)
    5. Igartua, José-E., Arvida au Saguenay. Naissance d’une ville industrielle. Montréal et Kingston, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1996, 273 p.
    6. Bender, Thomas, and Carl E. Schorske, eds. Budapest and New York: Studies in Metropolitan Transformation: 1870–1930. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1994. Pp. xiv, 400
    7. Sies, Mary Corbin and Christopher Silver, eds. Planning the Twentieth-Century American City. Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996. Pp. xiv, 594. Maps, black and white illustrations, tables, bibliography and index. US$55.00 (cloth) US$24.95 (paper)
    8. Lemon, James T. Liberal Dreams and Nature's Limits: Great Cities of North America since 1600. Toronto and New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. Pp. x , 341. Illustrations, maps, tables, notes, bibliography and index
    9. Snowdon, Frank M. Naples in the Time of Cholera, 1884–1911. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995. Pp. xvi, 478. Bibliography, index
    10. Colton, Timothy J. Moscow: Governing the Socialist Metropolis. Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1995. Pp. xvi, 937. 75 figures, 41 maps, 15 tables, appendices, notes, index
    11. Eliassen, Finn-Einar, and Geir Atle Ersland, eds. Profit and Urban Land: Landownership in Medieval and Early Modern Northern European Towns. Aldershot, Hants, England: Scolar Press, 1996. Pp. xiv, 277. Maps, tables, charts, black and white illustrations, bibliographies and index. ($84.95 cloth)
    12. Spann, Edward K. Designing Modern America: The Regional Planning Association of America and Its Members. (Urban Life and Landscape Series). Columbus OH: Ohio State University Press, 1996. Pp. xvi, 247. Bibliography, index. US$45.00 (cloth)
    13. Hise, Greg. Magnetic Los Angeles: Planning the Twentieth-Century Metropolis. Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997. Pp. xiii, 294. Maps, black and white illustrations, bibliography and index. US $35.95 (cloth)
    14. Crinson, Mark. Empire Building: Orientalism and Victorian Architecture. London and New York: Routledge, 1996. Pp. xvi, 288 pages. 95 black and white illustrations, index. $104.95 (cloth); $34.95 (paper)

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