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Today, I want to do the impossible and talk about urbanization and urban growth in fifty minutes. I'll give the classic example, which is the greatest project of human intervention or rebuilding, that is the…

In this 2011 seminar at the Institute of Historical Research, University of London School of Advanced Study, Joseph de Sapio discusses fog in the representation of Victorian London, particularly from the perspective of tourists to the city. He argues…

This paper was part of the Anglo-American Conference of historians 2009, on the theme 'cities'. Conference description by the organisers : The conference will deal with cities throughout the world, with papers examining the networks of cities and…

This paper was part of the Anglo-American Conference of historians 2009, on the theme 'cities'. Conference description by the organisers : The conference will deal with cities throughout the world, with papers examining the networks of cities and…

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Abstract from the publisher: Before skyscrapers and streetlights glowed at all hours, American cities fell into inky blackness with each setting of the sun. But over the course of the nineteenth and early twentieth century, new technologies began to…

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Abstract from the publisher: Between 1840 and 1880, the Eastern Mediterranean port of Izmir (Smyrna) underwent unprecedented change. A modern harbor that welcomed international steamships and new railway lines that transported a cornucopia of…

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Abstract from the publisher : An in-depth look at the urban history of British Bombay It was the era of the Raj, and yet A Joint Enterprise reveals the unexpected role of native communities in the transformation of the urban fabric of British…

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Abstract from the publisher : Women in the city in turn-of-the-century San Francisco In Women and the Everyday City, Jessica Ellen Sewell explores the lives of women in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. A period of transformation of both gender…

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Abstract from the publisher : The nexus of urban governance and human migration was a crucial feature in the modernisation of cities in the Ottoman Empire of the nineteenth century. This book connects these two concepts to examine the Ottoman city…

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Abstract from the publisher : Drinking a glass of tap water, strolling in a park, hopping a train for the suburbs: some aspects of city life are so familiar that we don’t think twice about them. But such simple actions are structured by…

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Abstract from the publisher : The contributors to this book have explored various aspects of urban imagination, so intimately related to a peculiar social environment. They are historians and geographers, linguists and cultural students. Their…

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Abstract from the publisher : This book argues that modernity first arrived in late nineteenth-century Shanghai via a new spatial configuration. This city’s colonial capitalist development ruptured the traditional configuration of…

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Abstract from the publisher : Reforming Urban Labor is a history of the nineteenth-century social reforms designed by middle-class progressives to domesticate the labor force. Industrial production required a concentrated labor force, but the…

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Abstract from the publisher : The “Age of Great Cities” erupted in East Central Europe in the last quarter of the 19th century as migrants poured into imperial and regional capitals. For citizens of places like Cracow, discovering and…

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Abstract from the publisher : The industrialization of the nineteenth-century European city facilitated developing conceptions of the model city, and allowed for large scale urban transformations. The urban discourse in the latter half of the…

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Abstract from the publisher : At the close of the nineteenth century, industrialization and urbanization marked the end of the traditional understanding of society as rooted in agriculture. Urban Modernity examines the construction of an…

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Extract from the 'Biographical Note' by Barclay G. Jones : Lewis Mumford is certainly correct in describing The Growth of Cities in the Nineteenth Century as a "classic pioneer work". It is the first really sound, comprehensive, and…

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See also the Collections Portal of the Museum of the City of New York, where more than 1400 photographs taken by Riis are available to view online. See also a LibriVox audio recording of the book. Alternative link to a different full-text version…
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