Sydney Checkland, 15 September 1983
Show More Exploring the Urban Past: Essays in Urban History by H.J. Dyos edited by David Cannadine and David Reeder.
Cambridge, 258 pp., £20, September 1982, 0 521 24624 5Show More
Themes in Urban History: Patricians, Power and Politics in 19th-Century Towns edited by David Cannadine.
Leicester University Press, 224 pp., £16.50, October 1982, 9780718511937Show More
“... stemmed from the basic nature of his approach. He tended to begin with urban agglomeration (what David Reeder in his useful introduction calls ‘accretive growth’), seen as a process of population concentration, with resultant shifts in the national rural-urban balance, together with related demographic changes within the two modes of life. From ...”