By Deborah Simonton

Challenging present views of urbanisation, The Routledge historical past instruction manual of Gender and the city event explores how our cities and towns have formed and been formed by way of cultural, spatial and gendered affects. This quantity discusses gender in an city context in European, North American and colonial cities from the fourteenth to the 20th century, casting new light at the improvement of medieval and smooth settlements around the globe.

Organised into six thematic elements masking economic climate, house, civic id, fabric tradition, feelings and the colonial global, this publication contains 36 chapters via key students within the box. It covers quite a lot of subject matters, from ladies and citizenship in medieval York to gender and culture in 19th- and twentieth-century South African towns, reframing our realizing of the position of gender in developing the areas and areas that shape our city environment.

Interdisciplinary and transnational in scope, this quantity analyses the person dynamics of every case research whereas additionally interpreting the complicated relationships and exchanges among city cultures. it's a worthy source for all researchers and scholars attracted to gender, city heritage and their intersection and interplay in the course of the prior 5 centuries.

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