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Author Greenhalgh, James, author.

Title Reconstructing modernity : space, power and governance in mid-twentieth century British cities / James Greenhalgh.

Publication Info. Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2018.

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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.
Summary 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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Subject Cities and towns -- Great Britain -- Growth -- History -- 20th century.
Urban renewal -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: 9781526114143
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