- Häftad (Paperback / softback)
- Antal sidor
- Polity Press
- 209 x 133 x 19 mm
- Antal komponenter
- 249 g
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"This is a wide-ranging survey which reveals urban history in a European as well as a British context. It is deeply informed, with ideas, approaches and anxieties explained, and shows how urban history opens the way to many histories, illustrated by an innovative section on transnational histories." Robert Morris, Edinburgh University "Strongly recommended. Truly international in scope, this much-needed introduction to the field offers a balanced survey of the issues that have engaged urban historians over the past century. It will be welcomed by historians and non-historians alike." Richard Harris, McMaster University
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Shane Ewen is Senior Lecturer in History at Leeds Beckett University.
Acknowledgements Introduction: Why Urban History? Chapter 1: The Development of Urban History Chapter 2: Cities, Spaces, and Identities Chapter 3: Governing Cities Chapter 4: Cities and the Environment Chapter 5: Urban Culture and Modernity Chapter 6: Transnational Urban History Suggestions for Further Reading Notes Index