Recommended Urban History Journals
Urban History, founded in 1992 as the successor of the Urban History Yearbook (1974-1992), occupies a central place in historical scholarship, with an outstanding record of interdisciplinary contributions, and a broad-based and distinguished panel of referees and international advisors. Each issue features wideranging research articles covering social, economic, political and cultural aspects of the history of towns and cities. The journal coverage is worldwide in its scope. In addition, it hosts innovative multi-media websites – including graphics, sound and interactive elements – to accompany selected print articles.
Histoire Urbaine, founded in 2000, is devoted to urban history from ancient times to the present. First journal of its kind in France, it aims to raise awareness of the vitality of research in a field constantly renewed and closely linked to the great debates of our society. Urban History is a journal open to interdisciplinarity. It is intended not only to teachers, researchers and students, but also to all those working on the city and on the urban condition.
Informationen zur Modernen Stadtgeschichte
Since 1970, the journal Informationen zur Modernen Stadtgeschichte is intended for all scholars working in the field of German urban and municipal history of the 19th and 20 century and all others who are interested in these issues and problems.
Città e Storia
Founded in 2006, Città e Storia creates a laboratory for analysis, discussion and planning of new research in urban history, with a special emphasis on Italian and Mediterranean urban history in a European context.
Ciudades, founded in 1993, is a yearbook that aims to develop a historical framework for contemporary debates on the spatial and social contradictions of our urban environment.
Urban People, founded in 1999, is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal focused on anthropological studies with emphasis on urban, and related social sciences and humanities. It is the only anthropological journal published in the Czech Republic. It is published three times a year, twice in Czech (in May and December) and once in English (in September).
The Flemish-Dutch review Stadsgeschiedenis, founded in 2005, provides a broad forum for an interdisciplinary research on the history of cities and urbanism, both in the low countries and beyond.
Mesto a dejiny = The city and history
This new journal, established in 2012, is an initiative of the Department of History of the University of Košice (Slovakia). It offers a platform for new research on Slovak urban history as well as on urban or regional history in general. http://www.upjs.sk/faculty-of-arts/department-of-history/10987
Planning Perspectives, founded in 1986, is an international peer-reviewed journal of history, planning and the built environment, publishing historical and prospective articles on aspects of city development anywhere in the world. Subjects covered link the interest of those working in architecture and planning; economic, social and political history; historical geography and historical sociology with those in the applied fields of public health, housing, environmental heritage and conservation, architecture and planning. Papers linking these topics to city development from within a historical framework are encouraged.
Journal of Urban History
Journal of Urban History, founded in 1974, provides scholars and professionals with the latest research, analyses, and discussion on the history of cities and urban societies throughout the world. JUH presents original research by distinguished authors from the variety of fields concerned with urban history. Each insightful issue offers the latest scholarship on such topics as public housing, migration, urban growth, and more.
Urban History Review/Revue d’histoire urbaine
Since 1972, the Urban History Review/Revue d’histoire urbaine has been the journal of Canadian urban history. Its mandate is to publish articles and research notes in either English or French, which further our understanding of Canada’s urban past.
Journal of Planning History
Since 1992, the Journal of Planning History provides a scholarly outlet for the growing multidisciplinary cadre of academics and practitioners in the broad field of planning history. JPH publishes peer-reviewed articles, commentaries, review essays, and exhibition/conference reviews in the field of planning history, especially dealing with the Americas, and including transnational interactions.