Journal of Urban History 34 (2008), 4

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Journal of Urban History
United States
Karl Grünberg

Journal of Urban History -- Table of Contents Alert

A new issue of Journal of Urban History
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1 May 2008; Vol. 34, No. 4



Redefining the Axis of Beijing: Revolution and Nostalgia in the Planning of the PRC Capital
Shuishan Yu

Civil Rights Versus "Civic Progress": The St. Louis NAACP and the City Charter Fight, 1956--1957
Clarence Lang

Combating NEED: Urban Conflict and the Transformations of the War on Poverty and the African American Freedom Struggle in Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Lisa Gayle Hazirjian

Writing Watts: Budd Schulberg, Black Poetry, and the Cultural War on
Daniel Widener

Review Essay:
Down but Not Out: The Politics of the East End Poor and Those Who Investigated Their Lives. MARC BRODIE, The Politics of the Poor: The East End of London 1885-1914. Oxford, UK: Clarendon Press, 2004, pp. xii + 240, illustrations, notes, index, {pound}55 cloth.

SETH KOVEN, Slumming: Sexual and Social Politics in Victorian London. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004, pp. xvii + 399, illustrations, notes, index, {pound}18.95 cloth

Caroline Bressey

Review Essay:
Producing the North American Metropolitan Landscape: ROBERT D. BULLARD, GLENN S. JOHNSON, AND ANGEL O. TORRES, eds., Sprawl City: Race, Politics, and Planning in Atlanta. Washington, DC: Island Press, 2000, pp. xiii, 236, tables, notes, index, $30.00 paper.

CATHERINE GUDIS, Buyways: Billboards, Automobiles, and the American Landscape. New York: Routledge, 2004, pp. viii, 333, illustrations, bibliography, notes, index, $22.00 paper.

OWEN D. GUTFREUND, Twentieth-Century Sprawl: Highways and the
Reshaping of the American Landscape. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004, pp. xv, 297, illustrations, maps, bibliography, notes, index, $45.00 cloth, $19.95 paper.

RICHARD HARRIS, Creeping Conformity: How Canada Became Suburban, 1900-1960. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2004, pp. x, 204, illustrations, figures, maps, bibliography, notes, index, $45.00 cloth, $19.95 paper.

AMY MARIA KENYON, Dreaming Suburbia: Detroit and the
Production of Postwar Space and Culture. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2004, pp. vii, 214, bibliography, notes, index, $45.00 cloth, $19.95paper.

DOUGLAS KNERR, Suburban Steel: The Magnificent Failure of the
Lustron Corporation, 1945-1951. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2004, pp. x, 248, illustrations, notes, index, $44.45 cloth.

ROBERT LEWIS, ed., Manufacturing Suburbs: Building Work and Home on the Metropolitan Fringe. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2004, pp. x, 204, illustrations, tables, maps, notes, index, $68.50 cloth, $24.95 paper

Amanda I. Seligman

Review Essay:
Will the Poor Be With Us Always?: MARK ROBERT RANK, One Nation Underprivileged: Why American Poverty Affects Us All. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004, pp. v, 356, preface, appendices, notes, bibliography, index. $29.95 cloth, $16.95 paper.

JEFFREY D. SACHS, End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time. New York: Penguin Press, 2005, pp. vii, 397, acknowledgments, foreword by Bono, introduction, works cited, further reading, notes, index, credits. $27.95 cloth, $16.00 paper.

DAVID K. SHIPLER, The Working Poor: Invisible in America. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004, pp. vii, 319, preface, introduction, notes, index. $25.00 cloth, $14.00 paper. STEPHEN C. SMITH, Ending Global Poverty: A Guide to What Works. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2005, pp. ix, 260, preface and acknowledgments, introduction, notes and references, index. $26.95 cloth

Terry D. Goddard

Review Essay:
The Business of Business in The Middle Ages: Bruges and Montpellier. JAMES M. MURRAY, Bruges, Cradle of Capitalism, 1280-1390. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2005, pp. xi, 409, illustrations, maps, tables, notes, bibliography, index, $100.00 cloth.

KATHRYN L. REYERSON, The Art of the Deal: Intermediaries of Trade in
Medieval Montpellier. The Medieval Mediterranean, Vol. 37. Leiden, the
Netherlands: Brill, 2002, pp. 257, maps, charts, tables, notes,
bibliography, index, $128.00 cloth

Marci Sortor

Review Essay:
Violence, Memory, and Politics: Recent Work on Memorials in Berlin and Beyond. KAREN E. TILL, The New Berlin: Memory, Politics, Place. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2005, pp. xii, 279, illustrations, maps, notes, index, $25 paper.

MAYA KNAUER, eds., Memory and the Impact of Political Transformation in Public Space. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2004, pp. viii, 326, illustrations, notes, bibliography, discography, index, $23.95 paper

Jennifer A. Jordan

Review Essay:
Collaboration and Conflict: Immigrant Life in Urban America.
JACK GLAZIER, Dispersing the Ghetto: The Relocation of Jewish Immigrants across America. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1998, pp. x + 245, appendix, notes, index, $39.95 cloth.
AND JOHN J. GRABOWSKI, eds. Identity, Conflict, and Cooperation: Central Europeans in Cleveland, 1850-1930. Cleveland, OH: Western Reserve Historical Society, 2002, pp. ix + 364, illustrations, tables, notes, index, contributors, $15.95 paper. RUSSELL A. KAZAL, Becoming Old Stock: The Paradox of German-American Identity. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004, pp. xvii + 383, illustrations, maps, tables, index,notes, $35.00 cloth. ELI LEDERHENDLER, New York Jews and the Decline of Urban Ethnicity, 1950-1970. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2001, pp. xix + 275, illustrations, tables, notes, works cited, index, $29.95 cloth

Diane C. Vecchio

Review Essay:
Latinos as Protagonists in American Urban History and
Planning Practice: ARLENE DAVILA, Barrio Dreams: Puerto Ricans, Latinos, and the Neoliberal City. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004, pp. xi, 260, illustrations, notes, bibliography, index, $19.95 paperback.
MARIO LUIS SMALL, Villa Victoria: The Transformation of Social Capital in a Boston Barrio. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2004, pp. xx, 226, footnotes, bibliography, index, tables, $50 cloth, $20 paper.

ANDREW GRANT WOOD, ed. On the Border: Society and Culture between the United States and Mexico. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2004, pp. xi, 303, notes, index, illustrations, $70.00 cloth, $24.95 paper

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