Portraits of the city

Dublin and the wider world

Gillian O'Brien & Finola O'Kane, editors

Hardback €49.50
Catalogue Price: €55.00
ISBN: 978-1-84682-346-6
October 2012. 280pp; large format, colour ills.

Loughlin Kealy

Portrait of the city: framing the significance of urban landscapes
Gillian O’Brien & Finola O’Kane

A streetscape named desire: long views through the emerging bourgeois city
Jeffrey A. Cohen

Prospects of patrimony: M.F. Trench and F.W. Trench’s projects for Dublin and London 1780–1830
Stephen Daniels & Finola O’Kane

Post–1755 Lisbon: two-and-a-half portraits
Joana Cunha Leal

‘Give’ and ‘take’: Luke Gardiner and the making of the north city
Merlo Kelly

Shaping the city, shaping the subject: honour, affect and agency in John Gwynn’s London and Westminster improved (1766)
F.M. Dodsworth

Building dialectics: negotiating urban scenography in late Georgian Dublin
Conor Lucey

Re-figuring urban space: race and ethnicity in printed views of New England, 1800–50
Martha J. McNamara

‘Spendour and havoc’: the many maps of Baghdad
M. Christine Boyer

Jerusalem: the ultimate pilgrimage city
Naomi Miller

Parish by parish: constructing Chicago as Catholic space
Ellen Skerrett

The significance of urban waterfronts
Agustina Martire

The ethics of giving and receiving: a study of the Iveagh Markets, Dublin
Samanatha L. Martin-McAuliffe

The political iconography of sacred ground: history and redevelopment in Birmingham’s Civil Rights District
Dell Upton

Seeing the city from the suburb: Brookline’s influence on the Boston metropolitan landscape
Keith N. Morgan

Forest Hills, Queens, NY, 1920–70: creating and maintaining an urban space
Jeffrey S. Gurock

‘And all her ghosts that walk’: commemorating the past in Dublin’s future
Gillian O’Brien

The significance of cities: current developments and concepts
Jukka Jokilehto