This book, the main title of which translates roughly as Women Looking at the City, is the second volume of the series Theoretikerinnen des Städtebaus (Female Theorists of Urban Planning), begun in 2015. Both of the first two volumes in the series are results of the wish to “cartograph,” as coeditors Katia Frey and Eliana Perotti write in the new book's foreword, and “enhance” the historiography of cities (7). Both editors have long been engaged in research and publishing projects in urban theory and are former senior researchers and lecturers at ETH Zurich (a connection one feels in the selection of the other participating authors). They are...

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