Urban History Review

Volume 27, numéro 2, march 1999

Sommaire (15 articles)


  1. The Urban Maps and Plans of Joseph Bouchette, Surveyor General of Lower Canada 1804 to 1841
  2. Galts "Dickson's Hill": The Evolution of a Late-Victorian Neighbourhood in an Ontarian Town
  3. "People and Government Travelling Together": Community Organization, Urban Planning and the Politics of Post-War Reconstruction in Toronto 1943–1953
  1. Contributors / Collaborateurs

Review Essay

  1. The Fragmented Refashioning American Urban Immigration History / Chávez, John R. Eastside Landmark: A History of the East Los Angeles Community Union, 1968–1993. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1998. Pp., vii, 321 / Maffi, Mario. Gateway to the Promised Land: Ethnic Cultures in New York's Lower East Side. New York: New York University Press, 1995. Pp. 343 / Sánchez, George J. Becoming Mexican American: Ethnicity, Culture and Identity in Chicano Los Angeles, 1900–1945. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993. Pp. xi, 367 / Watkins-Owens, Irma. Blood Relations: Caribbean Immigrants and the Harlem Community, 1900–1930. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1996. Pp. x, 238

Book Reviews  / Comptes rendus

  1. Gournay, Isabelle et France Vanlaethem (dir.). Montréal métropole, 1880–1930. 1998. Montréal: Les Éditions du Boréal, publié en collaboration avec le Centre Canadien d’Architecture, 224 p.
  2. Crossick, Geoffrey, éd. The Artisan and the European Town, 1500–1900. Aldershot, U.K.: Scolar Press, 1997. Pp. xiii, 263, tables, charts, maps
  3. Lebel, Jean-Marie, Jacques St-Pierre et Yves Beauregard. La Capitale : lieu du pouvoir. Sainte-Foy (Qc) : La Commission de la capitale nationale du Québec, Les publications du Québec, 1997, 132 p. ISBN : 2-551-17205-5
  4. Levine, Marc V. (1997) La reconquête de Montréal. Montréal, VLB Éditeur, Co II. Études québécoises, 404 p.
  5. Pitt, Leonard and Dale Pitt. Los Angeles A to Z: An Encyclopedia of the City and County. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1997. Pp. xix, 603. Maps, black and white illustrations, appendices, selected readings and films. US$34.95 (cloth)
  6. Gerhard, Anselm. The Urbanization of Opera: Music Theatre in Paris in the Nineteenth Century. Trans. Mary Whittall. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998. [Originally published as Die Verstädterung der Oper: Paris und das Musiktheater des 19. Jahrhunderts. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH, 1992.] Pp. xxi, 503. Black and white illustrations, bibliography, index
  7. Lorente, J. Pedro. Cathedrals of Urban Modernity: The First Museums of Contemporary Art, 1800–1930. Historical Urban Studies. Aldershot, Hampshire, UK/Brookfield, Vermont, USA: Ashgate, 1998. Pp. xiii, 322. Black and white plates, bibliography, index
  8. Stieber, Nancy. Housing Design and Society in Amsterdam: Reconfiguring Urban Order and Identity, 1900–1920. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998. Pp. viii, 386. Maps, black and white illustrations, and index
  9. Winter, Jay, and Jean-Louis Robert, eds. Capital Cities at War: Paris, London, Berlin 1914–1919. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997. Pp. xvii, 622. US$90.00 (cloth)
  10. Moya, Jose C. Cousins and Strangers: Spanish Immigrants in Buenos Aires, 1850–1930. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1998. Pages, 567. Illustrations, maps, bibliography