Urban History Review

Volume 14, numéro 2, october 1985

Sommaire (28 articles)


  1. The "Metropolitan Thesis" and the Writing of Canadian Urban History
  2. Local Politics and Local Planning: A Case Study of Hamilton, Ontario, 1915-1930

Research Notes  / Notes de recherche

  1. À propos de quelques transformations récentes de Montréal : de la ville « tentaculaire » à la métropole québécoise
  1. Bibliography: Recent Publications Relating to Canada's Urban Past / Bibliographie: Publications récentes en histoire du Canada urbain

Review Essays  / Notes critiques

  1. Cities and Regional Development
  2. Six Texts for Urban Geography: A Review
  1. Contributors
  2. Notes and Comments : Urban History Review / Revue d’histoire urbaine Prize; Conferences; Publications

Book Notes  / Notes bibliographiques

  1. Linteau, Paul-André. The Promoters' City: Building the Industrial Town of Maisonneuve, 1883-1918. Translated by Robert Chodos. Toronto: James Lorimer and Co., 1985. Pp. xi, 225. Illustrations. $14.95 paper / Waterston, Elizabeth, ed. John Galt: Reappraisals. Guelph: The University of Guelph, 1985. Pp. 128 / A Capital in the Making: Reflections of the Past; Visions of the Future. Ottawa: National Capital Commission, 1985. Pp. 63. Illustrations / Preliminary Listing of Ethnic Libraries, Museums, Archives and Research Centres. Compiled by Elizabeth Boghossian. Ottawa: Multiculturalism Canada, 1984. Pp. 78 (English) and 86 (French)
  2. Property and Poverty in New York: Books not Known to Mamie O'Rourke / Bridges, Amy. A City in the Republic: Antebellum New York and the Origins of Machine Politics. Cambridge, London, and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1984. Pp. xi, 210. Tables, index. $29.95 (U.S.) / Wilentz, Sean. Chants Democratic: New York City and the Rise of the American Working Class, 1788-1850. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1984. Pp. xiii, 446. 21 black and white plates. Tables, index. $48.95 (U.S.) / Hartog, Hendrik. Public Property and Private Power: The Corporation of the City of New York in American Law, 1730-1870. Chapel Hill, N.C. and London: University of North Carolina Press, 1983. Pp. xiv, 274. Tables, figures

Book Reviews  / Comptes rendus

  1. Pressman, Norman, ed. Reshaping Winter Cities: Concepts, Strategies and Trends. Published under the auspices of Livable Winter City Association. Waterloo: University of Waterloo Press, 1985. Pp. 158. Illustrations. $12.95
  2. Stelter, Gilbert A. and Alan F.J. Artibise, eds. The Canadian City: Essays in Urban and Social History. Ottawa: Carleton University Press, 1984. Pp. 503. Cartes, tableaux, illustrations. $14.95
  3. Sewell, John. Police: Urban Policing in Canada. Toronto: James Lorimer and Company, 1985. Pp. 160. $15.95 (cloth), $5.95 (paper)
  4. Rowat, Donald C. Recent Urban Politics in Ottawa-Carleton. Ottawa: Carleton University, 1985. Pp. 177. $9.00
  5. Alberta Culture. The Historical Evolution of the Department of Municipal Affairs. Edmonton: Alberta Culture, 1984. Pp. 97. Indexed. Free from Provincial Archives of Alberta, 12845-102 Avenue, Edmonton, T5N 0M6
  6. Baker, Marilyn. The Winnipeg School of Art: The Early Years. Winnipeg: The University of Manitoba Press, 1984. Pp. 135. 10 colour plates; 109 black and white plates. Cloth $35.00, Paperback $16.50
  7. Marshall, John, ed. Citizen Participation in Library Decision-Making: The Toronto Experience. Metuchen, N.J. and London: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., in association with the School of Library Service, Dalhouse University, 1984. Pp. xxvii, 392. Map Section; 18 black and white plates. $25.00 (U.S.)
  8. Hulchanski, David. St. Lawrence and False Creek: A Review of the Planning and Development of Two New Inner City Neighbourhoods. Vancouver: University of British Columbia, School of Community and Regional Planning, U.B.C. Planning Papers: Canadian Planning Issues #10, 1984. Pp. ix, 224. Illustrations
  9. Barrett, Anthony A. and Rhodri Windsor Liscombe. Francis Mawson Rattenbury and British Columbia: Architecture and Challenge in the Imperial Age. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1983. Pp. xii, 391. Illustrated. $29.95
  10. Wilson, Bruce G. The Enterprises of Robert Hamilton: A Study of Wealth and Influence in Early Upper Canada, 1776-1812. Ottawa: Carleton University Press, 1983. Pp. iv, 248. Maps, Tables. $9.95
  11. Wall, Geoffrey, and John S. Marsh, eds. Recreational Land Use: Perspectives on its Evolution in Canada. Ottawa: Carleton University Press, 1982. Pp. 436. Illustrations. $14.95
  12. Russell, Victor L. Forging a Consensus: Historical Essays on Toronto. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1984. Pp. vii, 360. Index. $12.95
  13. Colburn, David R. Racial Change and Community Crisis: St. Augustine, Florida, 1877-1980. New York: Columbia University Press, 1985. Pp. xi, 258. $30.00 (U.S.) / Trotter, Jr., Joe William. Black Milwaukee: The Making of an Industrial Proletariat, 1915-45. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1985. Pp. xvii, 302. Tables. $24.95 (U.S.)
  14. Goldfield, David R. Cotton Fields and Skyscrapers: Southern City and Region, 1607-1980. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1982. Pp. xiv, 232. Illustrations, maps, bibliographical essay. $20.00 (U.S.)
  15. Foley, William E. and C. David Rice. The First Chouteaus: River Barons of Early St. Louis. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1983. Pp. xii, 241. Illustrations, maps, bibliography, index
  16. Dennis, Richard J. English Industrial Cities of the Nineteenth Century: A Social Geography. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1984. Pp. xiv, 368. Tables, maps, index. $49.50
  17. Schmiechen, James A. Sweated Industries and Sweated Labour: The London Clothing Trades, 1860-1914. Urbana, Ill.: University of Illinois Press, 1983. Pp. xii, 209. Tables, index
  18. Jo Ann Ruckman. The Moscow Business Elite: A Social and Cultural Portrait of Two Generations, 1840-1905. DeKalb, Illinois: Northern Illinois University Press, 1984