Port Towns and Urban Cultures. International Histories of the Waterfront, c.1700-2000. Edited by Brad Beaven, Karl Bell and Robert James
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Oxford University Press
The publication comprises of some thirteen essays of varying length, theme and locale. A slight majority of the essays are set in English port centers; an international dimension is provided by those located in Australia—New Zealand, Finland, Sweden, and South Africa. The vast majority of contributors are practicing academic historians, however architecture and geography are also represented amongst the authors.
Port centers , Port towns , Urban cultures
O’Flanagan, P. (2017) 'Port Towns and Urban Cultures. International Histories of the Waterfront, c.1700—2000. Edited by Brad Beaven, Karl Bell and Robert James', Journal of Social History, 52(4), pp. 1471-1473. doi: 10.1093/jsh/shx148