Urban History Review

Volume 28, Number 1, October 1999

Table of contents (12 articles)


  1. The Two-Wheeled Workhorse: The Bicycle as Personal and Commercial Transport in Winnipeg
  2. Dynamique de croissance et de changement à Montréal de 1792 à 1819: le passage de la ville préindustrielle à la ville industrielle
  3. “A Tale of Two Cities:” Boosterism and the Imagination of Community during the Visit of the Prince of Wales to Saint John and Halifax in 1860
  4. Home Building Under the Veterans' Land Act (1942): An Interview with Harry Hall


  1. Montréal Métropole, 1880–1930
  1. Contributors / Collaborateurs
  2. Addendum

Book Reviews  / Comptes rendus

  1. Adelman, Jeremy. Republic of Capital: Buenos Aires and the Legal Transformation of the Atlantic World. Stanford: Stanford University press, 1999. Pp. x, 376. 5 maps, bibliography, index. US$55.00 (cloth)
  2. Lee, Leo Ou-fan. Shanghai Modern: The Flowering of a New Urban Culture in China, 1930–1945. Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 1999. Pp. xvii, 409. Black and white illustrations, glossary, index. US$49.95 (cloth); US$24.95 (paper)
  3. Cliff, Andrew; Peter Haggett; Matthew Smallman-Raynor. Deciphering Global Epidemics: Analytical Approaches to the Disease Records of World Cities, 1888–1912. Cambridge Studies in Historical Geography 26. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Pages xxiii, 469. 11 halftone illustrations, figures, tables, appendices, bibliography, index. US$74.95 (cloth), US$29.95 (paper)
  4. Schneider, Eric C. Vampires, Dragons, and Egyptian Kings: Youth Gangs in Postwar New York. Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press, 1999. Pages 408. 3 line illustrations, 5 maps, 11 half tone illustrations, index. US$29.99 (cloth)
  5. Wall, Cynthia. The Literary and Cultural Spaces of Restoration London. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Pp. xviii, 277. 28 halftone illustrations. US$59.95 (cloth)