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Forthcoming Urban History Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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 January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Imagining Ancient Cities in 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 February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Outsiders in the Greek Cities in the Fourth Century BC (Routledge Revivals)

    By Paul Mckechnie

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    During the fourth century BC the number of Greeks who did not live as citizens in the city-states of southern mainland Greece increased considerably: mercenaries, pirates, itinerant artisans and traders, their origins differed widely. It has been argued that this increase was caused by the...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Cities in South Asia

    Edited by Crispin Bates, Minoru Mio

    Series: Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

    Globalisation has long historical roots in South Asia, but economic liberalisation has led to uniquely rapid urban growth in South Asia during the past decade. This book brings together a multidisciplinary collection of chapters on contemporary and historical themes explaining this recent explosive...

    To Be Published April 12th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 May 12th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Globalizing Seoul

    The City's Cultural and Urban Change

    By Jieheerah Yun

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge History of Rural America

    Edited by Pamela Riney-Kehrberg

    Series: Routledge Histories

    To Be Published September 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Companion to American Urbanism

    Edited by Joseph Heathcott

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    To Be Published November 29th 2015 by Routledge