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Reconstructing modernity : space, power and governance in mid-twentieth century British cities

Author: James Greenhalgh
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the redevelopment of British cities in the immediate post-war, challenging existing histories of reconstruction and urban modernism.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Greenhalgh
ISBN: 9781526114174 1526114178 9781526114167 152611416X
OCLC Number: 1021152535
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Reconstructing modernity; Contents; List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1â#x80;#x82;Fantasies of urban futures; 2â#x80;#x82;The functioning metropolis; 3â#x80;#x82;The city and the suburban village; 4â#x80;#x82;The spaces of everyday life; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
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This book examines the redevelopment of British cities in the immediate post-war, challenging existing histories of reconstruction and urban modernism.

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