The Cambridge Urban History of Britain : 1840-1950 (Cambridge Urban History of Britain) 〈003〉

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The Cambridge Urban History of Britain : 1840-1950 (Cambridge Urban History of Britain) 〈003〉

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 960 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780521417075
  • DDC分類 307.760941

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The third volume in The Cambridge Urban History of Britain examines the process of urbanisation and suburbanisation from the early Victorian period to the twentieth century. Twenty-eight leading scholars provide a coherent, systematic, historical investigation of the rise of cities and towns in England, Scotland and Wales, examining not only the evolving networks and types of towns, but their economic, demographic, social, political, cultural and physical development. The contributors discuss pollution and disease, the resolution of social conflict, the relationships between towns and the surrounding countryside, new opportunities for leisure and consumption, the development of local civic institutions and identities, and the evolution of municipal and state responsibilities. This comprehensive volume gives unique insights into the development of the urban landscape. Its detailed overview and analyses of the problems and opportunities which arise shed historical light on many of the issues and challenges that we face today.

Table of Contents

        List of plates                             x
List of maps xii
List of figures xiv
List of tables xv
List of contributors xvii
Preface by the General Editor xix
Acknowledgements xxiv
List of abbreviations xxvi
Introduction 1 (58)
Martin Daunton
PART I CIRCULATION
Urban Networks 59 (36)
Lynn Hollen Lees
Modern London 95 (38)
Richard Dennis
Ports 133 (18)
Sarah Palmer
The Development of Small Towns in Britain 151 (34)
Stephen A. Royle
Migration 185 (22)
David Feldman
Pollution in the City 207 (22)
Bill Luckin
From Shillibeer to Buchanan: Transport and 229 (32)
the Urban Environment
John Armstrong
PART II GOVERNANCE
Central Government and the Towns 261 (26)
John Davis
The Changing Functions of Urban Government: 287 (28)
Councillors, Officials and Pressure Groups
Barry M. Doyle
The Political Economy of Urban Utilities 315 (36)
Robert Millward
The Provision of Social Services 351 (44)
Margucrite Dupree
Structure, Cultural and Society in British 395 (34)
Towns
R. J. Morris
PART III CONSTRUCTION
Patterns on the Ground: Urban Form, 429 (38)
Residential Structure and the Social
Construction of Space
Colin G. Pooley
Land, Property and Planning 467 (28)
J. A. Yelling
The Evolution of Britain's Urban Built 495 (30)
Environment
Peter Scott
The Planners and the Public 525 (28)
Abigail Beach
Nick Tiratsoo
PART IV GETTING AND SPENDING
Industrialisation and the City Economy 553 (40)
David Reeder
Richard Rodger
The Urban Labour Market 593 (36)
David Gilbert
Humphrey Southall
Urban Fertility and Mortality Patterns 629 (44)
Simon Szreter
Anne Hardy
The Middle Class 673 (42)
Richard Trainor
Towns and Consumerism 715 (30)
John K. Walton
Playing and Praying 745 (66)
Douglas A. Reid
PART V IMAGES
The Representation of the City in the Visual 811 (22)
Arts
Caroline Arscott
Epilogue 833 (8)
Martin Daunton
Select Bibliography 841 (48)
Index 889