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We are a moderated multi-disciplinary forum for discussion and dissemination of scholarship on urban history and urban studies. As a member of H-NET (Humanities and Social Sciences Online), H-Urban has no geographical or chronological boundaries. Thus, we welcome the involvement of scholars, professionals, and graduate students who are interested in urban places and processes across the globe and in all eras.

Recent Content

Author: 
David L. Kirp, John P. Dwyer, Larry A. Rosenthal
Reviewer: 
John B. Strait

Strait on Kirp and Dwyer and Rosenthal, 'Our Town: Race, Housing and the Soul of Suburbia'

David L. Kirp, John P. Dwyer, Larry A. Rosenthal. Our Town: Race, Housing and the Soul of Suburbia. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1995. ix + 272 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-2253-1.

Reviewed by John B. Strait (University of Georgia) Published on H-Urban (June, 1997)

Our Time: Race, Housing, and the Soul of Suburbia

Author: 
Werner Troesken
Reviewer: 
Christopher J. Castaneda

Castaneda on Troesken, 'Why Regulate Utilities? The New Institutional Economics and the Chicago Gas Industry, 1849-1924'

Werner Troesken. Why Regulate Utilities? The New Institutional Economics and the Chicago Gas Industry, 1849-1924. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1996. xv + 132 pp. $37.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-472-10739-1.

Reviewed by Christopher J. Castaneda (California State University, Sacramento) Published on H-Urban (June, 1997)

The City and the State

Author: 
Lion Murard, Patrick Zylberman
Reviewer: 
Viviane Claude

Claude on Murard and Zylberman, 'L'hygiene dans la Republique: La sante publique en France ou l'utopie contrariee 1870-1918'

Lion Murard, Patrick Zylberman. L'hygiene dans la Republique: La sante publique en France ou l'utopie contrariee 1870-1918. Paris: Fayard, 1996. 805 pp. ISBN 978-2-213-59788-1.

Reviewed by Viviane Claude (University of Strasbourg) Published on H-Urban (June, 1997)

Author: 
Patricia Evridge Hill
Reviewer: 
Suzanne L. Summers

Summers on Hill, 'Dallas: The Making of a Modern City'

Patricia Evridge Hill. Dallas: The Making of a Modern City. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1996. xxix + 240 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-292-73103-5; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-292-73104-2.

Reviewed by Suzanne L. Summers (Texas A&M University at Kingsville) Published on H-Urban (June, 1997)

The Evolution of Dallas's Political Culture

Author: 
Steven Laurence Kaplan
Reviewer: 
Bernadette Angleraud-Dinten

Angleraud-Dinten on Kaplan, 'The Bakers of Paris and the Bread Question, 1700-1775'

Steven Laurence Kaplan. The Bakers of Paris and the Bread Question, 1700-1775. Durham: Duke University Press, 1996. 761 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8223-1706-7.

Reviewed by Bernadette Angleraud-Dinten (Universite Grenoble I ) Published on H-Urban (May, 1997)

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