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  1. 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 May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Gender in Urban Europe

    Sites of Political Activity and Citizenship, 1750-1900

    Edited by Krista Cowman, Nina Javette Koefoed, Åsa Karlsson Sjögren

    Series: Routledge Research in Gender and History

    This volume offers an integrated set of local studies exploring the gendering of political activities across a variety of sites ranging from print culture, courts, government and philanthropic bodies and public spaces, outlining how a particular activity was constituted as political and exploring...

    To Be Published June 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Tenants' Movement

    Resident involvement, community action and the contentious politics of housing

    By Quintin Bradley

    Series: Housing and Society Series

    The Tenants' Movement is both a history of tenant organization and mobilization, and a guide to understanding how the struggles of tenant organizers have come to shape housing policy today. Charting the history of tenant mobilization, and the rise of consumer movements in housing, it is one of the...

    To Be Published June 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. A Queer Capital

    A History of Gay Life in Washington D.C.

    By Genny Beemyn

    Rooted in extensive archival research and personal interviews, A Queer Capital is the first history of LGBT life in the nation’s capital. Revealing a vibrant past that dates back more than 125 years, the book explores how lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals established spaces of their own before and...

    To Be Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Imagining Ancient Cities on Film

    From Babylon to Cinecittà

    Edited by Marta Garcia Morcillo, Pauline Hanesworth, Óscar Lapeña Marchena

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ancient History

    In film imagery, urban spaces show up not only as spatial settings of a story, but also as projected ideas and forms that aim to recreate and capture the spirit of cultures, societies and epochs. Some cinematic cities have even managed to transcend fiction to become part of modern collective memory...

    To Be Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 September 20th 2014 by Routledge

  7. America's Urban History

    By Lisa Krissoff Boehm, Steven Hunt Corey

    America's Urban History serves as both a companion to the authors' previous anthology The American Urban Reader: History and Theory and a stand-alone text in American urban history. While the reader offered an anthology of the most important works in American urban history, and included some of the...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Urbanisation and Social Change in India

    Making Citizens

    By Tommaso Bobbio

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    As urbanisation is rapidly changing the geographic and social landscape of India, issues of collective violence, urban poverty and discrimination becomes crucial factor in the redefinition of citizenship not only in legal terms, but also in a cultural and socio-economic dimension. While Indian...

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Wall Memorials and Heritage

    The Heritage Industry of Berlin's Checkpoint Charlie

    By Sybille Frank

    Series: Routledge Studies in Heritage

    Recent cultural and spatial turns in the Humanities and Social Sciences have led to a rising interest in heritage studies. The literature has however so far failed to include a systematic overview of the theoretical perspectives on "heritage," the commodification of heritage, or the globalizing...

    To Be Published January 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Companion to American Urbanism

    Edited by Joseph Heathcott

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

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