Research in urban history

a classified survey of doctoral andmasters" theses
  • 271 Pages
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  • English
Scolar , Aldershot
Cities and towns -- Great Britain -- History -- Bibliography., Urbanization -- Great Britain -- History -- Bibliography., Dissertations, Academic -- Great Britain -- Bibliogr
StatementRichard Rodger ; assisted by Jane Bellinger, Melanie Thompson and Jonathan Watchorn.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii,271p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21716632M
ISBN 10185928082X

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For over thirty years, the Journal of Urban History has provided scholars and professionals with the latest research, analyses, and discussion on the history of cities and urban societies throughout the world.

Sponsorship The Journal of Urban History is now sponsored by the Urban History Association, with a discounted print subscription of $ available exclusively to UHA members. The Department of History offers an extensive and innovative program in Urban History.

Faculty and graduate students associated with the program work on a wide variety of geographic locations and time periods and a diversity of thematic interests, which they explore through a range of methodological and theoretical approaches. Topics of faculty and graduate student research have included race.

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While the book’s brevity occasionally limits detailed interrogation of individual case studies or methods, Jenny McArthur welcomes this interdisciplinary text as a. About this journal. Journal of Urban History (JUH), provides scholars and professionals with the latest research, analyses, and discussion on the history of cities and urban societies throughout the presents original research by distinguished authors from the variety of fields concerned with urban history.

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History. The Urban History Association was founded in Cincinnati in for the purpose of stimulating interest and forwarding research and study in the history of the city in all periods and geographical areas.

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Urbanization and industrialization were popular themes for 20th-century historians. This classified survey of doctoral and masters' theses in urban history is divided into a range of categories: population, physical structure, social structure, economic activity, transport and Read more.

Access to society journal content varies across our titles. If you have access to a journal via a society or association membership, please browse to your society journal, select an article to view, and follow the instructions in this box. This list of history journals presents representative academic journals pertaining to the field of history and includes scholarly journals listed by journal databases and professional associations such as: JSTOR, Project MUSE, the Organization of American Historians, the American Historical Association, Questia and Goedeken (), or are published by national or regional.

Urban studies is based on the study of the urban development of cities.

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This includes studying the history of city development from an architectural point of view, to the impact of urban design on community development efforts.

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Evoking the ethereal qualities of the urban via scholarly texts, in the tradition of Calvino’s Invisible Cities, the book interprets and presents the essence of Baghdad as a natural, spiritual, communal, social and architectural.

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This course is run by the Centre for Urban History (CUH), an internationally recognised research centre for the study of towns and cities in the past.

You will be introduced to a variety of approaches to studying the urban past, giving you the conceptual tools to pursue your own interests, and you will have the opportunity to study in depth a number of different cities in.

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