ToC: Journal of Urban History March 2023 (Volume 50: no. 2)

Journal of Urban History Assistant to the Editor Discussion

Table of Contents

The Journal of Urban History is pleased to announce the table of contents for the March 2023


Journal of Urban History

Volume 50, Number 2/March 2023



The Urban Spatial Pattern of the Pseudo-Colonial City in Southeast Asia: A Case Study of the Eastern Area of Bangkok, Thailand, during the Thai-Imperialism Period (1855-1932)

            Nicha Tantivess and David Edelman


The Second Line of the Leningrad/ Saint Petersburg Metro between Old and New Urban Structures

            Phillip Schroeder


Recognizing Principles of Integrated Urban Planning in Historical Development of the City: A Case Study of Banja Luka

            Brankica Milojevic and Igor Kuvac                                                                                                  

Dams and the Age of Abundance: Hydraulic Boosterism, Regional Growth, and the Reemergence of Water Scarcity in Central Texas

Andrew M. Busch


Planning Practice in Latin America: The Legacy of the Traveler Urbanists and Other Vertical Dialogues

            Fernanda Cantarim and Clovis Ultramari                                         


“Snet,” Our Man in Miami: Urban Tourism, Illegal Gambling, and the Challenge of a Sinful Southern City, 1941-1944   

Keith Revell


Goon Squad Democracy? The Rise of Vigilant Citizenship through Victim Support and Neighborhood Watches in Amsterdam (1980-1990)

            Willem De Jong


“We Are without God Now”: Benign Neglect and Planned Destruction of Brooklyn’s Bushwick Neighborhood

            Mario Hernandez       


How and Why U.S. Single-Family Housing Became an Investor Asset Class

            Brett Christophers


Review Essays


Socialist Architecture and Planning as Global Expertise

Juliana Maxim

Elidor Mëhilli (2017). From Stalin to Mao: Albania and the Socialist World. Ithaca, NY: Cornell

University Press, xvi + 329 pp., $39.95 (hardback).


Łukasz Stanek (2020). Architecture in Global Socialism: Eastern Europe, West Africa, and the

Middle East in the Cold War. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 368 pp., $60 (hardback).


Vladimir Kulić, ed. (2019). Second World Postmodernisms: Architecture and Society under Late

Socialism. London: Bloomsbury, xii + 254 pp., $102 (hardback).



“Natural and Cultural Treasures”: On Access and Activism in Building Urban Park Systems in Seattle and New York/ New Jersey

Erin Becker-Boris

Robert O. Binnewies (2021). Palisades: The People’s Park. New York: Fordham University

Press, 424 pp., illustrations, index, $39.95 paper, $38.99 (e-book).


Jennifer Ott, ed. (2019). Olmsted in Seattle: Creating a Park System for a Modern City. Seattle:

History Link / Documentary Media, 155 pp., bibliography, index, illustrations, maps, $29.95 (paper).


Economies of Scale: Civic Space and Civil Rights in the Modern Consumer City

Elizabeth White Nelson

Traci Parker (2019). Department Stores and the Black Freedom Movement – Workers,

Consumers, and Civil Rights from the 1930s to the 1980s. Chapel Hill: The University of North

Carolina Press, xxiii + 236 pp., illustrations, notes, bibliography, index, $27.95 (paper).


Emily Remus (2019). A Shoppers’ Paradise: How the Ladies of Chicago Claimed Power and

Pleasure in the New Downtown. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 231 pp., illustrations,

notes, acknowledgements, index, $39.95 (cloth).


Good Trouble

Chris Rasmussen

Erik S. Gellman (2020). Troublemakers: Chicago Freedom Struggles through the Lens of Art

Shay. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 224 pp., illustrations, acknowledgments, notes,

index, $35.00 (cloth).   


Elizabeth Hinton (2021). America on Fire: The Untold History of Police Violence and Black

Rebellion since the 1960s. New York: Liveright, 308 pp., illustrations, acknowledgments, notes,

index, $29.95 (cloth).


Kathryn Schumaker (2019). Troublemakers: Students’ Rights and Racial Justice in the Long

1960s. New York: New York University Press, 214 + ix pp., acknowledgments, notes, index,

$45.00 (cloth).