Town, City and Nation: England 1850-1914 by P. J. Waller

Town, City and Nation: England 1850-1914

byP. J. Waller

Paperback | April 30, 1999

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By the outbreak of the First World War England had become the world's first mass urban society. In just over sixty years the proportion of town-dwellers had risen from 50 to 80 per cent, and during this period many of the most crucial developments in English urban society had taken place. This book provides a uniquely comprehensive analysis of those developments - conurbations, suburbs, satellite towns, garden cities, and seaside resorts. The author assesses the importance of London, the provincial cities, and manufacturing centres; he also examines the continuing influence of thesmall country town and `rural' England on political, economic, and cultural growth. In many respects, P. J. Waller's book is a general social history of late nineteenth and early twentieth-century England, seen from an urban perspective. It is both scholarly and immensely readable.

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P. J. Waller is at Merton College, Oxford.
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Title:Town, City and Nation: England 1850-1914Format:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.75 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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`a mine of information, but also a pleasure to read.' Albion