Urban History Review

Volume 23, numéro 2, march 1995

Sommaire (23 articles)


  1. The Growth of the Industrial City and Inner Toronto's Vanished Church Buildings
  2. Ward Heelers and Honest Men: Urban Québécois Political Culture and the Montreal Reform of 1909
  3. Public Works in the Canadian City; the Provision of Sewers in Toronto 1870–1913
  1. Contributors

Review Article

  1. Crisis, Progress and Tin Cans in Housing and Housing Histories in Canada / John Bacher, Keeping to the Marketplace: The Evolution of Canadian Housing Policy (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1993) / Marc Denhez, The Canadian Home: From Cave to Electronic Cocoon (Toronto and Oxford: Dundurn Press, 1994) / John R. Miron ed., House, Home and Community: Progress in Housing Canadians (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press; Ottawa: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, 1993) / John Sewell, Houses and Homes: Housing for Canadians (Toronto: James Lorimer & Company, 1994) / Jill Wade, Houses For All: The Struggle For Social Housing in Vancouver, 1919–1950 (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1994)

Exhibition Review

  1. World War II and the American Dream: How Wartime Building Changed a Nation, National Building Museum, Washington DC, 11 Nov. 1994-31 Dec. 1995; accompanied by a catalog of the same title, ed. Donald Albrecht, published by the National Building Museum and MIT Press, 1995

Book Reviews

  1. Weinberg, Robert. The Revolution of 1905 in Odessa: Blood on the Steps. (Studies of the Harriman Institute.) Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1993. Pp. xvi, 302. 15 black and white plates, bibliography, index. US $29.95 (cloth)
  2. Driver, Felix. Power and Pauperism: The Workhouse System, 1834–1884. (Cambridge Series in Historical Geography no. 19.) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993. Pp. xiii, 207. Tables, maps, index, bibliography. US $49.95
  3. Nussdorfer, Laurie. Civic Politics in the Rome of Urban VIII. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1992. Pp. 287. Illus.
  4. Schwartz, L. D. London in the Age of Industrialisation: Entrepreneurs, Labour Force and Living Conditions, 1700–1850. (Cambridge Studies in Population, Economy and Society in Past Time). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993. Pp. xv, 285. 28 figures, 356 tables, bibliography, index
  5. Fairfield, John D. The Mysteries of the Great City: The Politics of Urban Design, 1877–1937. (Ohio State Urban Life and Urban Landscape Series). Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1993. Pp. xi, 320, Illustrations. $35 (US) / Blackford, Mansel G. The Lost Dream: Businessmen and City Planning on the Pacific Coast, 1890–1920. (Ohio State Urban Life and Urban Landscape Series). Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1993. Pp. xiii. 189. Illustrations. $58.50 (US)
  6. Borneman, John. Belonging in the Two Berlins: Kinship, Nation, State. (Cambridge Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology) New York: Cambridge University Press, 1992. Pp. 400. 5 figures, 1 plate. $59.95 (US)
  7. Ward, Steven V., ed. The Garden City: Past, Present and Future. London: E & FN Spon, 1992. pp. xiv, 215 Maps, Illustrations, black and white plates, index, bibliography by chapter. $112.50 (Hardcover only)
  8. Honey, Michael K. Southern Labor and Black Civil Rights: Organizing Memphis Workers. (The Working Class in American History). Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1993. Pp xiii, 364.10 black and white photographs, index. $49.95 (US) (cloth); $17.95 (US) (paperback) / Thomas, Richard W. Life for Us Is What We Make It: Building Black Community in Detroit, 1915–1945. (Blacks in the Diaspora). Bloomington and Indianapolis: University of Indiana Press, 1992. Pp. xiv, 365. 13 black and white photographs, index. $47.50 (cloth)
  9. Jablonsky, Thomas J. Pride in the Jungle: Pride and Everyday Life in Back of the Yards Chicago Creating the North American Landscape. Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993. Pp. xviii, 190. Numerous black and white plates, maps, tables, references, index. $38.50 (US)
  10. Walter, Richard J. Politics and Urban Growth in Buenos Aires: 1910–1942. (Cambridge Latin American Studies). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993. Pp. xii, 278. Tables, maps, photographs, appendix, notes, bibliography, index. $59.95 (US)
  11. Adamson, Walter L. Avant-Garde Florence: From Modernism to Fascism. (Studies in Cultural History). Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1993. Pp. xiv, 338. 12 illustrations, bibliography, index. $39.95 (US)
  12. Loza, Steven. Barrio Rhythm: Mexican American Music in Los Angeles. (Music in American Life Series). Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1993. Pp. xx, 320. Black and white illustrations, 13 musical transcriptions, bibliography, discography, index. $42.50 (US) (cloth), $16.95 (US) (paper) / Tracy, Steven C. Going to Cincinnati: A History of Blues in the Queen City. (Greater Cincinnati Bicentennial History Series). Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1993. Pp. xxxii, 262. Black and white illustrations, bibliography, interviews, discography, general index, song index. $29.95 (cloth) (US)
  13. Gordon, Robert B., and Patrick M. Malone. The Texture of Industry: An Archaeological View of the Industrialization of North America. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994. Pp. xi, 442. Illustrations, bibliography, place and site index, subject index. $72.50 (cloth)
  14. Fujito, Kuniko, and Richard Hill, eds. Japanese Cities in the World Economy. (Conflicts in Urban and Regional Development, John R. Logan and Todd Swanstrom, Editors) Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1993. Pp. 310. Tables, maps, index. $44.95 (US) (cloth)
  15. Schultz, Ronald. The Republic of Labor: Philadelphia Artisans and the Politics of Class, 1720–1830. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993. Pp. xi, 298. Illustrations. $63.00
  16. Frances, Raelene. The Politics of Work: Gender and Labour in Victoria, 1880–1939. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993. Pp. xii, 267. Tables, charts, illustrations, index. $59.95 (US)
  17. Petrow, Stefan. Policing Morals: The Metropolitan Police and the Home Office, 1870–1914. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1994. Pp. xiii, 343. $78.95