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Concerned citizens were alarmed by this unprecedented build-up of traffic and pollution. But how did this chaotic state come about - and why was more not done to prevent it?

London's teeming streets: 1830-1914. James Winter reveals that the issue of street reform was fraught with political intrigue.

London's teeming streets: 1830-1914. Concerned citizens were alarmed by this unprecedented build-up of traffic and pollution. Many reformers were liberals; yet the question of attempting to limit or prohibit activity on the King's highway which was, by definition, an open and democratic preserve, brought the purpose of liberal reform into sharp focus.

London's Teeming Streets brings an historical perspective to present-day concerns about the effects of continued urban expansion and shows .

London's Teeming Streets brings an historical perspective to present-day concerns about the effects of continued urban expansion and shows that many current problems date back to the Victorian era. Many reformers were liberals; yet the question of attempting to limit or prohibit activity on the King's Highway which was, by definition, an open and democratic preserve, brought the very purpose of liberal reform into sharp focus. James Winter reveals that. But how did this chaotic state come about - and why was more not done to prevent it?

London's Teeming Streets: 1830-1914. Preceded by James Ritchie. Lord Mayor of London 1904–1905. Succeeded by Walter Morgan.

London's Teeming Streets: 1830-1914. p. 203. ^ "New Lord Mayor of London". The Day (New London) newspaper via Google.

Автор: Winter, James Название: London& Teeming Streets, 1830-1914 ISBN: 0415513227 ISBN-13(EAN) .

London's Teeming Streets, 1830–1914. London: Routledge, 1993.

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The streets of Victorian London became increasingly congested with vehicles, fast and furious drivers, pedestrians, costermongers, prostitutes, brass bands, homeless children and other obstacles to safe and rapid motion. Concerned citizens were alarmed by this unprecedented build-up of traffic and pollution. But how did this chaotic state come about - and why was more not done to prevent it? London's Teeming Streets brings an historical perspective to present-day concerns about the effects of continued urban expansion and shows that many current problems date back to the Victorian era. James Winter reveals that the issue of street reform was fraught with political intrigue. Many reformers were liberals; yet the question of attempting to limit or prohibit activity on the King's Highway which was, by definition, an open and democratic preserve, brought the very purpose of liberal reform into sharp focus.
London's Teeming Streets, 1830-1914 download epub
Europe
Author: James Winter
ISBN: 0415035902
Category: History
Subcategory: Europe
Language: English
Publisher: Routledge (November 15, 1993)
Pages: 276 pages