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  1. The Growth of the Medieval City

    From Late Antiquity to the Early Fourteenth Century

    By David M Nicholas

    Series: A History of Urban Society in Europe

    The first part of David Nicholas's massive two-volume study of the medieval city, this book is a major achievement in its own right. (It is also fully self-sufficient, though many readers will want to use it with its equally impressive sequel which is being published simultaneously.) In it,...

    Published April 17th 1997 by Routledge

  2. Medieval England

    Towns, Commerce and Crafts, 1086-1348

    By Edward Miller, John Hatcher

    Series: Social and Economic History of England

    The only survey of the urban, commercial and industrial history of the period between the Norman conquest and the Black Death....

    Published June 28th 1995 by Routledge

  3. The Early Modern City 1450-1750

    By Christopher R. Friedrichs

    Series: A History of Urban Society in Europe

    A pioneering text which covers the urban society of early modern Europe as a whole. Challenges the usual emphasis on regional diversity by stressing the extent to which cities across Europe shared a common urban civilization whose major features remained remarkably constant throughout the period....

    Published February 5th 1995 by Routledge

  4. The Age of Urban Democracy

    England 1868 - 1914, 2nd Edition

    By Donald Read

    Series: A History of England

    This ambitious survey covers all aspects of the period in which English society acquired its modern shape -- industrial rather than agricultural, urban rather than rural, democratic in its institutions, and middle class rather than aristocratic in the control of political power. For this revised...

    Published January 16th 1994 by Routledge

  5. Historical Patterns of Industrialization

    2nd Edition

    By Tom Kemp

    Industrialization is still the factor that distinguishes the modern world from the past, and advanced countries from undeveloped ones. In this revised and expanded edition, Tom Kemp uses the historical record of industrialization to explore key questions about its impact and the significance we...

    Published December 13th 1992 by Routledge

  6. The Eighteenth-Century Town

    A Reader in English Urban History 1688-1820

    By Peter Borsay

    Series: Readers In English Urban History

    The eighteenth century represents a critical period in the transition of the English urban history, as the town of the early modern era involved into that of the industrial revolution; and since Britain was the 'first industrial nation', this transformation is of more-than-national significance for...

    Published November 11th 1990 by Routledge

  7. The Tudor and Stuart Town 1530 - 1688

    A Reader in English Urban History

    By Jonathan Barry

    Series: Readers In English Urban History

    The Tudor and Stuart Town brings together many of the most important articles in the field of urban history....

    Published November 11th 1990 by Routledge

  8. The Medieval Town in England 1200-1540

    By Richard Holt, Gervase Rosser

    Series: Readers In English Urban History

    This book brings together twelve outstanding articles by eminent historians to throw light on the evolution of medieval towns and the lives of their inhabitants. The essays span the period from the dramatic urban expansion of the thirteenth century to the crises in the fifteenth century as a result...

    Published October 14th 1990 by Routledge

  9. Industrialisation of the Continental Powers 1780-1914, The

    By Clive Trebilcock

    The Industrialisation of the Continental Powers is both a broad survey of the process of European industrialisation from the late eighteenth century to the First World War, and also a closely argued comparative economic study of how this process was experienced by different great powers....

    Published January 31st 1982 by Routledge