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Urban & metropolitan history

Here you will find all the resources identified by our tutors as useful for the study of this topic, arranged in ascending alphabetical order. Browse the tiles and descriptions to discover if there are any resources of interest to you, or click on any of the other keywords to see resources sorted by alternative topics.

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Link Britain from above – arial photographs, 1919-1953

Aerofilms collection of over 16,000 aerial photographs taken between 1919 and 1953, fully searchable by keyword. Many photographs are annotated....

Aerial photography, Photography, Historical geography, Urban & metropolitan history, Landscape, History view
Link British History On-Line

A digital library containing some of the core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles....

Historical geography, Urban & metropolitan history, Parliamentary history, Ecclesiastical History, Religious history, Medieval, Modern, History view
Link Charles Booth on-line archive

Extensive information about social reformer Charles Booth (1840-1916) and his seminal survey into life and labour in London (1886-1903).

19th century, Victorian, Social history, Social reform, Poverty, Houses & housing, Employment, Historical Maps, Urban & metropolitan history, London, History view
Link Historical Directories On-Line

A digital library of local and trade directories for England and Wales, from 1750 to 1919. Contains high quality reproductions of comparatively...

Genealogy, Family history, Urban & metropolitan history, Professions & trades, Victorian, 19th century, History view
Link John Snow Archive & Research Companion

John Snow (1813–1858) is revered as a founding father of two medical disciplines: anesthesiology and epidemiology. His contributions during the...

Epidemiology, Anesthesiology, Public health, Victorian, 19th century, London, Urban & metropolitan history, Medical science, Historical Maps, History view
Link Oxford History

An authoritative and constantly-evolving archive of material on Oxford's heritage, including detailed histories of principle streets and the...

Oxford, Urban & metropolitan history, Built environment, Buildings, Social history, Economic history, Public health, History view
Link Port Cities UK

Maritime histories of UK port cities: Bristol, Hartlepool, Liverpool, London and Southampton.

Maritime, Urban & metropolitan history, Economic history, Social history, London, 18th century, 19th century, 20th century, History view
Link ViewFinder - historic photographs of England

The photographs on ViewFinder are all held in the English Heritage Archive. They date from the 1850s and are a resource for people interested in...

Photography, 19th century, 20th century, Social history, Industrial history, London, Women, Buildings, Urban & metropolitan history, History view
Link Your House, My House - Oxford Suburbs 1800 - 2001

Deatiled social, architectural and economic histories of five suburbs in Oxford - Jericho, North Oxford, Rose Hill, Florence Park and Blackbird...

Oxford, Urban & metropolitan history, Social history, Economic history, Architecture, Suburbs, 19th century, 20th century, Victorian, History view
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