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Urbanising Britain - Essays on class and community in the nineteenth century

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Urbanising Britain brings together the work of some leading British historical geographers of the younger generation to consider nineteenth-century urbanization as a process, emphasizing the dimensions of class and community. Urbanising Britain brings together the work of some leading British historical geographers of the younger generation to consider nineteenth-century urbanization as a process, emphasizing the dimensions of class and community. The essays in this collection reflect the use of social science concepts within the field of historical geography, and are organized to follow urbanization from its origins in migration, to its consequences in urban culture and public health. The contributions combine conceptual sophistication with original empirical research to present a series of important and innovative statements about the changing nature of the Victorian city, and reflect the value of a critical theoretical perspective, hitherto absent from much work in this area.

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Author(s):
Gerry Cairns& CharlesW.J. Withers
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1991
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
052136499X
ISBN-13:
9780521364997
Number of pages:
177
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Urbanising Britain

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Very good condition with little to no wear. Internally clean and bright.

Urbanising Britain brings together the work of some leading British historical geographers of the younger generation to consider nineteenth-century urbanization as a process, emphasizing the dimensions of class and community. Urbanising Britain brings together the work of some leading British historical geographers of the younger generation to consider nineteenth-century urbanization as a process, emphasizing the dimensions of class and community. The essays in this collection reflect the use of social science concepts within the field of historical geography, and are organized to follow urbanization from its origins in migration, to its consequences in urban culture and public health. The contributions combine conceptual sophistication with original empirical research to present a series of important and innovative statements about the changing nature of the Victorian city, and reflect the value of a critical theoretical perspective, hitherto absent from much work in this area.

Author(s):
Gerry Cairns& CharlesW.J. Withers
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1991
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
052136499X
ISBN-13:
9780521364997
Number of pages:
177
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
Urbanising Britain

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