“Like the cities themselves, the essays occupy a middle ground among colonial history, urban history, Indian history, settlement history, and economic history, and they merit the attention of a wide range of specialists.”
Carl Abbott, Journal of American History, December 2013
“…this is an important volume for anyone interested in the history of cities and colonialism in North America and beyond.”
Coll Thrush, Western Historical Quarterly, Spring 2014
“Anyone with the faintest curiosity about how urban history unfolded on an unstable frontier will benefit from this extremely useful volume.”
Lawrence Powell, Pacific Historical Review, November 2014
“Frontier Cities rightly urges us to pay closer attention to the role that urbanization played in the making of the interior.
Judith A. Ridner, Journal of Interdisciplinary History, Winter 2014