A decade of urban history: Ashgate's Historical Urban Studies series

  title={A decade of urban history: Ashgate's Historical Urban Studies series},
  author={Barry M. Doyle},
  journal={Urban History},
  pages={498 - 512}
  • B. Doyle
  • Published 30 October 2009
  • History
  • Urban History
The first half of the 1990s was a pivotal period in the development and growth of urban history in Europe. In Britain the Urban History Group began to convene again after a decade in abeyance, work commenced on the three-volume Cambridge Urban History of Britain, the Urban History Yearbook became Urban History whilst the European Association of Urban Historians organized their first conference. It was in this climate that Ashgate Publishing commissioned a new monograph series, Historical Urban… 

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