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The Victorian City By R.J. Morris

The Victorian City by R.J. Morris

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This text brings together twelve of the most innovative articles on Victorian urban history and draws out the complexity and diversity of Victorian urbanization

The Victorian City Summary

The Victorian City: A Reader in British Urban History 1820-1914 by R.J. Morris

This text brings together 12 of the most innovative articles on Victorian urban history and draws out the complexity and diversity of Victorian urbanization.

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. 1. An Introduction to British urban history 1820-1914. Part One: The city and its people. 2. Urbanisation. 3. Employment, wages and pverty in the Scottish cities 1840-1914. 4. Victorian cities: how different? Part Two: the physical fabric of the city. 5. The rise of suburbia. 6. The railway as a gent of internal change in Victorian cities. 7. Urban famine or urban crisis? Typhus in the Victorian city. Part Three: The social fabric of the city. 8. Class consciousness in Oldham and other north-west industrial towns, 1830-50. 9. Municipal socialism and social policy. 10. The policeman as domestic missionary: urban discipline and popular culture in northern England, 1850-80. 11. The butcher, the baker the candlestickmaker: the shop and family in the Industrial Revolution. 12. The role of religion in the cultural structure of the later Victorian city. 13. St Giles's Fair, 1830-1914. Select bibliography. Index.

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GOR002788730
9780582051324
0582051320
The Victorian City: A Reader in British Urban History 1820-1914 by R.J. Morris
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education Limited
1993-07-26
352
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