Urbanising Britain: Essays on Class and Community in the Nineteenth Century

Front Cover
Cambridge University Press, Jul 25, 1991 - History - 177 pages
0 Reviews
Urbanising Britain brings together the work of some of the leading British historical geographers of the younger generation to consider nineteenth-century urbanization as a process, emphasizing the dimensions of class and community. The essays in this collection reflect the increasing use of social science concepts within the field of historical geography, and are organized to follow urbanization from its origins in migration, to its consequences in urban culture and public health. The contributions combine conceptual sophistication with original empirical research to present a series of important and innovative statements about the changing nature of the Victorian city, and reflect the value of a critical theoretical perspective, hitherto absent from much work in this area.

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

References to this book

All Book Search results »

About the author (1991)

Hayden Lorimer is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Geographical and Earth Sciences at the University of Glasgow.

Bibliographic information