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London Underground : a cultural geography

Author: David Ashford
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Surveying an unusually wide variety of material, ranging from the Victorian triple-decker novel, to Modernist art and architecture, to Pop music and graffiti, this book suggests that the tube-network  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Ashford
ISBN: 9781846318597 1846318599
OCLC Number: 849570496
Description: 188 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: AcknowledgmentsNotes on conventionThe Book of the Machine: A User's Guide1. The Psychopathology of Modern Space: The Underground Railways of the Inner Circle in the Victorian Imagination2. The Lord of the Dynamos: The American Invasion of the Tube-Network in Theodore Dreiser's 'The Stoic' (1947)3. Blueprints for Babylon: Modernist Mapping of the London Underground in the Inter-War Period4. Making a Home in Modernity: The Conceptual History of Metroland5. 'A Vision of Christmas in Hell': The Tube-Shelter Children in Images by Bill Brandt and Henry Moore6. Insurrection in Alphabet-City: Counterculture in the London Underground, 1963-19917. The Ghost in the Machine: Psychogeography in the London Underground, 1991-2007Coda: User Created ContentBibliographyIndex
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A rich study of the underground transport system, placing the network in its historical and cultural context. * TLS * A strength of Ashford's study is his account of literary and artistic responses Read more...

 
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