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Urban History Review
Revue d'histoire urbaine

Volume 34, Number 1, Fall 2005 Guest-edited by Stephen Bocking

Table of contents (17 articles)


  1. The Nature of Cities: Perspectives in Canadian Urban Environmental History
  2. Reflections on the Nature of an Urban Bog
  3. How Did Calgary Get Its River Parks?
  4. “Said tree is a veritable nuisance”: Ottawa's Street Trees 1869-1939
  5. Urban Waste Sinks as a Natural Resource: The Case of the Fraser River
  6. “A Grey Wee Town”: An Environmental History of Early Silver Mining at Cobalt, Ontario
  7. Lights Out: Conserving Electricity for War in the Canadian City, 1939-1945
  8. A Changing of the Guard: Regional Planning in Ottawa, 1945-1974
  1. Contributors / Collaborateurs

Book Reviews / Comptes rendus

  1. Isenberg, Alison. downtown America: A History of the Place and the People Who Made It. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2004. xviii + 441 pages. Photographs, maps, notes, index. ISBN (cloth): 0-226-38507-8
  2. Bellavance, Claude, et Pierre Lanthier, dir. Les territoires de l’entreprise / The Territories of Business. Sainte-Foy : Presses de l’Université Laval, 2004. Pp. x, 263. Illustrations
  3. Bilge, Sirma. Communalisations ethniques : le cas des « Turcs » de Montréal. Paris : Centre d’études canadiennes de l’Université de Paris III–Sorbonne Nouvelle, Collection des thèses no 9, 2004, 649 p.
  4. Simon, Bryant. Boardwalk of Dreams: Atlantic City and the Fate of Urban America. Oxford University Press, 2004
  5. Vaillant, Derek. Sounds of Reform: Progressivism and Music in Chicago, 1873-1935. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2003, viii-xiii + 401 pp., maps and illustrations
  6. Deligne, Chloé. Bruxelles et sa rivière. Genèse d’un territoire urbain (12e-18e siècle). Turnhout, Belgique : Brepols Publishers, Studies in European Urban History (SEUH), 2003, Pp. 1, 272. Illustrations, bibliographie, cartes, plans, index
  7. Lewis, Robert, ed. Manufacturing Suburbs: Building Work and Home on the Metropolitan Fringe. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2004. 304 pp, 16 tables, 2 figures, 20 b/w illustrations, 14 maps. Cloth ISBN 1-59123-085-2/ Paper ISBN 1-59213-086-0
  8. Fairbanks, Robert, and Patricia Mooney-Melvin (eds.) Making Sense of the City. Local Government, Civic Culture, and Community Life in Urban America. Columbus: Ohio State University, 2001. Pp. 192.

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