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Forthcoming Urban History Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Building a Home-Land

    Zionism as Housing Regime, 1860–2005

    By Yael Allweil

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    To Be Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Globalizing Seoul

    The City's Cultural and Urban Change

    By Jieheerah Yun

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    To Be Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Greening the City

    Urban Parks and Public Leisure, 1840-1940

    By Carole O'Reilly

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    Urban parks are one of the most enduring and valued features of the British city. This book traces the social and cultural history of such parks from the Victorian period and beyond, placing the urban park in the context of the evolving city and examining the importance of green space to the urban...

    To Be Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Urbanisation, Citizenship and Conflict in India

    Ahmedabad 1900-2000

    By Tommaso Bobbio

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    Urbanisation is rapidly changing the geographic and social landscape of India, and indeed Asia as a whole. Issues of collective violence, urban poverty and discrimination become crucial factors in the redefinition of citizenship not only in legal terms, but also in a cultural and socio-economic...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Gendering Spaces in European Towns, 1500-1914

    Edited by Elaine Chalus, Marjo Kaartinen

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    Focusing on the transition from the modern to the early modern periods, this volume explores the role of gender in shaping the development of the European town. It examines how gender is both embedded in the built environment and reflected in the way that the built environment is experienced and...

    To Be Published July 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Female Agency in the Urban Economy

    Gender in European Towns, 1640-1830

    Edited by Deborah Simonton, Anne Montenach

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    This innovative new book is overtly and explicitly about female agency in eighteenth-century European towns. However, it positions female activity and decisions unequivocally in an urban world of institutions, laws, regulations, customs and ideologies. Gender politics complicated and shaped the...

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Street Performers and Society in Urban Japan, 1600-1900

    The Beggar's Gift

    By Gerald Groemer

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    This book presents a thoroughly researched and meticulously documented study of the emergence, development, and demise of music, theatre, recitation, and dance that was witnessed by the populace on thoroughfares, plazas, and makeshift outdoor performance spaces in Edo/Tokyo. For some three hundred...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Problem and Place of the Social Margins

    Edited by Andrew Spicer, Jane Stevens Crawshaw

    Series: Routledge Studies in Cultural History

    This volume crosses geographical as well as chronological divides in order to emphasise the mutability of the social margins, making an important contribution to research on social and urban history by considering a variety of groups identified as "marginal." Focusing on two key themes in relation...

    To Be Published October 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Companion to American Urbanism

    Edited by Joseph Heathcott

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Routledge History of Rural America

    Edited by Pamela Riney-Kehrberg

    Series: Routledge Histories

    As the world becomes more industrialized and urban, people are starting to feel disconnected from the very land of their ancestors, and from those mechanisms of life that were a big part of society only a few generations ago. Part of these feelings of dislocation can be seen in the recent trends in...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge