Civilizing the urban : popular culture, public space and urban meaning, Merthyr c.1870-1914 (Book, 2000) [WorldCat.org]
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Civilizing the urban : popular culture, public space and urban meaning, Merthyr c.1870-1914

Author: Andy Croll
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2000.
Series: Studies in Welsh history, 17.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Early industrial Merthyr is synonymous with the darker side of the British urban experience. This work considers the efforts of dedicated civic "boosters" to civilize the town's public spaces and its  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andy Croll
ISBN: 0708316379 9780708316375
OCLC Number: 925193663
Description: 240 s.
Series Title: Studies in Welsh history, 17.
Responsibility: Andy Croll.

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'...this trenchant study...is meticulously researched, rigorous in its conceptual apparatus and lucidly written...Merthyr is a fascinating case study of the civic project...' English Historical Read more...

 
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