Urban History Review

Volume 27, numéro 1, october 1998

Sommaire (22 articles)


  1. Continuity and Discontinuity in Canadian Cab History
  2. The Canadian Taxi Wars, 1925–1950
  3. She's No Lady: The Experience and Expression of Gender among Halifax Women Taxi Drivers since World War II
  4. The Cab Trade in Winnipeg, 1871–1910
  • Contributors / Collaborateurs
  • Exhibit Reviews

    CD-ROM Review

    Book Reviews / Comptes rendus

    1. Violich, Francis. The Bridge to Dalmatia: A Search for the Meaning of Place. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. Pp. xvii. 351. Maps, black and white illustrations, bibliography and index. US$ 49.95 (cloth)
    2. Elizabeth Bloomfield, Waterloo Township through Two Centuries. Kitchener: Waterloo Historical Society, 1995. Pp. xiv & 466. Maps, illustrations. $75.00 hard, $85.00 with handling
    3. Groth, Paul, and Todd W. Bressi, eds. Understanding Ordinary Landscapes. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1997. Pp. ix, 272. Maps, black and white illustrations, bibliography and index
    4. Olechnowicz, Andrzej. Working-Class Housing in England between the Wars: The Becontree Estate. Oxford Historical Manuscripts. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997. Pp. 273. 2 maps, 17 tables, bibliography, index. $121.50 (cloth)
    5. Igartua, José-E., Arvida au Saguenay. Naissance d’une ville industrielle. Montréal et Kingston, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1996, 273 p.
    6. Bender, Thomas, and Carl E. Schorske, eds. Budapest and New York: Studies in Metropolitan Transformation: 1870–1930. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1994. Pp. xiv, 400
    7. Sies, Mary Corbin and Christopher Silver, eds. Planning the Twentieth-Century American City. Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996. Pp. xiv, 594. Maps, black and white illustrations, tables, bibliography and index. US$55.00 (cloth) US$24.95 (paper)
    8. Lemon, James T. Liberal Dreams and Nature's Limits: Great Cities of North America since 1600. Toronto and New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. Pp. x , 341. Illustrations, maps, tables, notes, bibliography and index
    9. Snowdon, Frank M. Naples in the Time of Cholera, 1884–1911. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995. Pp. xvi, 478. Bibliography, index
    10. Colton, Timothy J. Moscow: Governing the Socialist Metropolis. Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1995. Pp. xvi, 937. 75 figures, 41 maps, 15 tables, appendices, notes, index
    11. Eliassen, Finn-Einar, and Geir Atle Ersland, eds. Profit and Urban Land: Landownership in Medieval and Early Modern Northern European Towns. Aldershot, Hants, England: Scolar Press, 1996. Pp. xiv, 277. Maps, tables, charts, black and white illustrations, bibliographies and index. ($84.95 cloth)
    12. Spann, Edward K. Designing Modern America: The Regional Planning Association of America and Its Members. (Urban Life and Landscape Series). Columbus OH: Ohio State University Press, 1996. Pp. xvi, 247. Bibliography, index. US$45.00 (cloth)
    13. Hise, Greg. Magnetic Los Angeles: Planning the Twentieth-Century Metropolis. Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997. Pp. xiii, 294. Maps, black and white illustrations, bibliography and index. US $35.95 (cloth)
    14. Crinson, Mark. Empire Building: Orientalism and Victorian Architecture. London and New York: Routledge, 1996. Pp. xvi, 288 pages. 95 black and white illustrations, index. $104.95 (cloth); $34.95 (paper)

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