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Forthcoming Urban History Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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

  2. Urban Heritage, Development and Sustainability

    International Frameworks, National and Local Governance

    Edited by Sophia Labadi, William Logan

    Series: Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

    Urban Heritage, Development and Sustainability explores the relationship of heritage to urban development and focuses on innovative approaches to managing the developmental pressures faced by urban heritage, as well as the ways in which taking an ethical, inclusive and holistic approach to urban...

    To Be Published October 16th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Companion to American Urbanism

    Edited by Joseph Heathcott

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. African Urbanism and the Colonial Past

    How law shaped landscapes

    By Robert Home

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge

  5. Paris Under Construction

    Building Sites and Urban Transformation in the 1960s

    By Jacob Paskins

    Series: Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by Routledge

  6. A History of Architecture and Urbanism in the Americas

    By Clare Cardinal-Pett

    A History of Architecture and Urbanism in the Americas is the first comprehensive survey to narrate the urbanization of the Western Hemisphere, from the Arctic Circle to Antarctica, making it a vital resource to help you understand the built environment in this part of the world. The book...

    To Be Published January 27th 2016 by Routledge

  7. The Latino City

    Urban Revitalization, Politics, and the Grassroots

    By Erualdo Romero Gonzalez

    Series: Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

    Latinos and the City provides a critical introduction to the main theoretical debates and key thinkers in the field of urban revitalization, specifically new urbanism and creative class models This book provides a wide-ranging critical analysis of the last two-decade’s highest profiled and debated...

    To Be Published March 1st 2016 by Routledge

  8. Urban History

    Edited by Rosemary Sweet

    Series: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    With over half the world’s population now living in cities, urbanization is one of the defining features of the contemporary world, and urban history – the study of the processes and consequences of urbanization – is one of the most dynamic fields of modern and contemporary history. But the...

    To Be Published March 15th 2016 by Routledge

  9. Capital Cities in the Shadow of the Cold War

    Planning in Eastern Europe

    Edited by Emily Gunzburger Makas

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    The editor and her contributors explore the influences of state socialism and communist political ideals on the capital cities of Eastern Europe, their architecture and urban development, during the Cold War period. Following an introduction, which provides the historical and political background...

    To Be Published April 1st 2016 by Routledge

  10. The Routledge Guidebook to Jane Jacobs' The Death and Life of Great American Cities

    By Peter Laurence

    Series: The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

    Jane Jacobs’ The Death and Life of Great American Cities was published in 1961 and is now generally considered one of the most important books ever written on cities and city life. At a time when suburbia appeared to be human destiny, and architectural and urban theorists questioned whether the...

    To Be Published April 15th 2016 by Routledge