Washington's U Street:  A Biography by Blair A. Ruble

Washington's U Street: A Biography

Washington’s U Street: A Biography traces the history of the U Street neighborhood in Washington, D.C., from its Civil War–era origins to its recent gentrification.

Our Shared Future: Environmental Pathways to Peace

This report draws from the dialogue and seminar papers shared at a January 2010 meeting co-hosted by the Wilson Center and the Fetzer Institute to explore the affect of globalization on natural resource issues such as water on local, national, and international levels. Examining the effect of...

Eurasian Migration Papers

A series of reports, produced jointly by the Kennan Institute and the Comparative Urban Studies Program of the Woodrow Wilson Center, that examines migrant communities in Eurasian cities.

Urban Briefs

Comparative Urban Studies Project Policy Brief

Conference Reports

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Comparative Urban Studies Occasional Papers

A selection of papers are available online. For printed copies, or for papers not available online, please call 202/691-4289.


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