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  1. The Industries of London Since 1861

    By P.G. Hall

    Hall argues that 'London was the chief manufacturing centre of the country in 1861, and without doubt for centuries before that'. This book looks at industries in London over time from 1861. This book was first published in 1962. ...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Simulating the Urban Economy

    Experiments with input-output techniques

    Edited by P. Smith, W.I. Morrison

    This book was first published in it's current form in 1974....

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Slums and Slum Clearance in Victorian London

    By J.A. Yelling

    This book was first published in 1986. ...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Migration and Urban Development

    By Brinley Thomas

    This book provides a fascinating insight into the development of the nineteenth century Atlantic economy and the nature of contemporary migration. In particular the author argues that the assumption that the United States economy was the unmoved mover in the fluctuations of the international...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Urban Future

    A Choice Between Alternatives

    By John N. Jackson

    Urbanization, everywhere, is of pressing concern to society. It is now appreciated that politicies for urban growth cannot be confined to the cities themselves, but mus extend outwards to include both the city and its surrounding areas. Britain, with the help of North American experience, has since...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Equity in the City

    Edited by P.N. Troy

    Equity in the City is a collection of nine studies of the way the results of public investment in urban services are shared out among city-dwellers. The essays describe the way services such as water supply, electricity, roads and parks are financed and they analyse the way certain residents...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Idea of the City in Nineteenth-Century Britain

    Edited by B.I. Coleman

    In nineteenth-century Britain, ahead of the rest of the world in economic development, many towns and cities grew to a size that only London had attained before. This volume focuses on the intellectual and controversial response of the period's leading men and women to the key issues of...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Metropolis and Province

    Science in British Culture, 1780 - 1850

    Edited by Ian Inkster, Jack Morrell

    This collection of case studies, focusing on British scientific culture during the first industrial revolution, explores the social basis of science in the period and asks why such an extraordinarily rich variety of cultural-scientific experience should have flourished at the time. The book...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Urban Animals

    Crowding in zoocities

    By Tora Holmberg

    Series: Routledge Human-Animal Studies Series

    The city includes opportunities as well as constraints for humans and other animals alike. Urban animals are often subjected to complaints; they transgress geographical, legal as and cultural ordering systems, while roaming the city in what is often perceived as uncontrolled ways. But they are also...

    Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Urban Commons

    Rethinking the City

    Edited by Christian Borch, Martin Kornberger

    Series: Space, Materiality and the Normative

    This book rethinks the city by examining its various forms of collectivity – their atmospheres, modes of exclusion and self-organization, as well as how they are governed – on the basis of a critical discussion of the notion of urban commons. The idea of the commons has received surprisingly little...

    Published March 23rd 2015 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Converting Land from Rural to Urban Uses (Routledge Revivals)
    By A. Allan Schmid
    To Be Published May 29th 2015
  2. Economic Growth and Sustainable Housing: an uneasy relationship
    By Jin Xue
    To Be Published May 29th 2015
  3. Mobilities
    Edited by Ole B. Jensen
    To Be Published June 5th 2015
  4. Dangerous Classes: The Underclass and Social Citizenship
    By Lydia Morris
    To Be Published June 12th 2015
  5. Narratives of Neglect
    By Jacqui Karn
    To Be Published June 12th 2015

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