Urban History Review
Revue d'histoire urbaine

Volume 29, Number 1, October 2000

Table of contents (17 articles)


  1. The Politics of Municipal Annexation: The Case of the City of London's Territorial Ambitions during the 1950s and 1960s
  2. The Spread of Commuter Development in the Eastern Shore Zone of Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1920-1988
  3. Mortality in an Early Ontario Community: Belleville 1876–1885
  4. A Sense of Time and Place: Gilbert Stelter's Contribution to Urban History
  5. Safeguarding “The Frog Pond”: London West and the Resistance to Municipal Amalgamation 1883–1897
  1. Contributors / Collaborateurs

Book Reviews / Comptes rendus

  1. McCuaig, Katherine, The Weariness, the Fever, and the Fret: The Campaign against Tuberculosis in Canada 1900–1950. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1999. Pp. xii, 384. Illustrations. Can$24.95 paper, $55 hard
  2. Xu, Yinong. The Chinese City in Space and Time. The Development of Urban Form in Suzhou. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2000. Pp. xi, 359. Maps, black-and-white illustrations, glossary, bibliography, index. US$47.00 (cloth)
  3. Gordon, Linda. The Great Arizona Orphan Abduction. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1999. Pp. xii, 416. Maps, black-and-white illustrations, index. US$29.95 (cloth)
  4. Wilson, Christopher P. Cop Knowledge: Police Power and Cultural Narrative in Twentieth-Century America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000. Pp. xii, 281. Black-and-white illustrations, index. US$16.00 (paper)
  5. Crossick, Geoffrey, and Serge Jaumain, eds., Cathedrals of Commerce: The European Department Store, 1850–1939. Aldershot: Ashgate, 1999. Pp. xvii, 326. Black-and-white illustrations, index. US$99.95
  6. Baxandall, Rosalyn, and Elizabeth Ewen. Picture Windows: How the Suburbs Happened. New York: Basic Books, 2000. Pp.xxii, 298. Black-and-white illustrations, index. US$27.50, Can$41.50 (cloth)
  7. Parsons, Kermit Carlyle, ed. The Writings of Clarence Stein: Architect of the Planned Community. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. Black-and-white illustrations, bibliography, index. US$59.95 (cloth)
  8. Ziskin, Rochelle. The Place Vendôme: Architecture and Social Mobility in Eighteenth-Century Paris. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. Pp. xvi, 224. Black-and-white illustrations, bibliography, index. US $74.95 (cloth)
  9. Caulfield, Jon, and Peake, Linda, eds. City Lives and City Forms: Critical Research and Canadian Urbanism. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1996. Pp. x, 347. Maps. $60.00 cloth, $21.95 paper
  10. Fairbanks, Robert B. For the City as a Whole: Planning, Politics, and the Public Interest in Dallas, Texas, 1900–1965. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1998. Pp. xiii, 318. Maps, bibliography, index. US$47.95 (hardcover) / Wilson, William H. Hamilton Park: A Planned Black Community in Dallas. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. Pp. x, 256. Maps, black-and-white illustrations, appendices, index. US$39.95 (hardcover)
  11. Melosi, Martin V. The Sanitary City: Urban Infrastructure in America from Colonial Times to the Present, Creating the North American Landscape Series. Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000. Pp. xii, 578, black-and-white illustrations, photographs, bibliographical essay, and index. US$59.95

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