Urban History Review

This journal publishes articles and research notes in the field of Canadian urban history.

Articles from Vol. 37, No. 1, Fall

Jews, Catholics, and the Shaping of Postwar Politics
Joshua M. Zeitz, White Ethnic New York: Jews, Catholics, and the Shaping of Postwar Politics. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007. 296 pp. Joshua Zeitz's lucid and provocative book about the centrality of ethnicity in post World...
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Les Ingenieurs Sanitaires a Montreal, 1870-1945: Lieux De Formation et Exercice De la Profession
Cet article a pour objet les ingenieurs sanitaires a Montreal depuis leur emergence, au [XIX.sup.e] siecle, jusqu' au milieu du siecle dernier. Peu etudies par les historiens de la medecine et, plus generalement, par les specialistes de l'histoire...
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Old Home Week Celebrations as Tourism Promotion and Commemoration: North Bay, Ontario, 1925 and 1935
This paper examines Old Home Week Celebrations held in North Bay, Ontario, in 1925 and 1935 in terms of both tourism promotion and the public use of the past. Tourism promotion in 1925 reflected a booster attitude and the belief that North Bay would...
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Reform and Empire: The Case of Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1870s-1910s
During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, a host of journalists, ministers, medical doctors, businessmen, lawyers, labour leaders, politicians, and others called for an assault on poverty, slums, disreputable boarding houses, alcoholism,...
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Social Gospel in the City: Rev. W. E. Gilroy and Hamilton Clergymen Respond to Labour Issues, 1911-1918
This paper examines clergymen's response to labour issues in early-twentieth-century Hamilton, Ontario. While the majority of Hamilton clergymen ignored the issue of labour, a small group of ministers, with Congregational minister W.E. Gilroy at the...
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