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Urban History is leading the way in academic publishing with its multimedia companions. The companions are refereed, fully linked and cross-referenced to the print version and provide real depth to research.

The journal is responding to an increasing number of scholars, especially those in interdisciplinary fields such as urban history, who are creating original multimedia works that include graphics, sound, and other elements that are impossible or cost-prohibitive to publish in paper form. More profoundly, the digital medium opens up possibilities to structure works of original scholarship in new ways, not limited to the linear narrative of a traditional journal article. Urban History, with its multimedia companions provide authors with the opportunity to analyse, interpret, and present maps, photographs and other materials that are especially helpful for the historical study of urban places.

For a limited period, Urban History is offering access to the following companions:

For information on how to submit a multimedia article please contact the multimedia editor, Philip Ethington (

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