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Berman, Marshall. All that is solid melts into air: the experience of modernity. New York: Penguin, 1988.

Corbin, Alain. The foul and the fragrant: odor and the French social imagination. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1986.

Duneier, Mitchell. Sidewalk. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1999.

Fahmy, Khaled. An olfactory tale of two cities: Cairo in the nineteenth century, in Jill Edwards (ed.), Historians in Cairo: essays in honor of George Scanlon. Cairo and New York: The American University in Cairo Press, 2002.

Farge, Arlette. Fragile lives: violence, power and solidarity in eighteenth century France. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1993.

Favro, Diane and Richard Ingersoll (eds.). Streets. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1994.

Foot Whyte, William. Street corner society: the social structure of an Italian slum. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993.

Gutman, Robert. The street generation, in Stanford Anderson (ed.), On streets. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1986.

Hosagrahar, Jyoti. Indigenous modernities: negotiating architecture, urbanism and colonialism. New York: Routledge, 2005.

Jukes, Peter. A shout in the street. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1992.

Mrázek, Rudolf. Engineers of happy land: technology and nationalism in a colony. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2002.

Nead, Lynda. Victorian Babylon: people, streets and images in nineteenth century. London/New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000.

Ogborn, Miles. Spaces of modernity: London’s geographies 1680-1780. New York and London: The Guilford Press, 1998.

Rao, Nikhil. House but no garden: apartment living in Bombay, 1898-1948. Dissertation. Chicago: University of Chicago, 2007.

Schivelbusch, Wolfgang. Disenchanted night: the industrialization of light in the nineteenth century. Oxford: Berg, 1988.

Srinivas, Smriti. Landscapes of urban memory: the sacred and the civic in India’s high-tech city. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2001.

Sundaram, Ravi. Pirate modernity. Delhi’s media urbanism. New York: Routledge, 2009.

Vidler, Anthony. The scenes of the street: transformations in ideal and reality, 1750-1871, in Stanford Anderson (ed.), On streets. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1986.

Wang, Di. Street culture in Chengdu: public space, urban commoners, and local politics, 1870-1930. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2003.

Yeoh, Brenda. Contesting space in colonial Singapore: power relations and the urban built environment. Singapore: Singapore University Press, 2003.


Anand, Nikhil. Disconnecting experience making world-class roads in Mumbai. ‘Economic and Political Weekly’ 41(31): 2006.

Anjaria, Jonathan. Street hawkers and public space in Mumbai. ‘Economic and Political Weekly’ 41(21): 2006.

Appadurai, Arjun. Street culture. ‘The India Magazine’ 8(1): December 1987.

Bandyopadhyay, Ritajyoti. Politics of archiving: hawkers and pavement dwellers in Calcutta. ‘Dialectical Anthropology’ 35(3): 2011.

el-Khoury, Rodolphe. Polish and deoderize: paving the city in late eighteenth-century France. ‘Assemblage’ 31(6-15): 1997.

Kaviraj, Sudipta. Filth and the public sphere: concepts and practices about space in Calcutta. ‘Public Culture’ 10(1): 1997.

Khan, Naveeda. Flaws in the flow: roads and their modernity in Pakistan. ‘Social Text 89’ 24(4): Winter 2006.

Pope, Albert. Terminal distribution. ‘Architectural Design’ 78(1): January 2008 (special issue: Cities of Dispersal).

Simone, Abdou Maliq. People as infrastructure: intersecting fragments in Johannesburg. ‘Public Culture’ 16(3): 2004.