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That everyone was connected He nspired Dickens Disraeli and countless others to nveigh against a false God of Mammon and utility Along with Sir Walter Scott and many others he also helped bring back a celebration of the Middle Ages John Britton and Thomas Rickman n their Attempt to Discriminate the Styles of Architecture n England 1817 revivified the Gothic architecture as most expressive of England s national medieval genius especially In Its Late Perpendicular its late Perpendicular Style and n turn Harry's Bar: The Life Times of the Legendary Venice Landmark inspired the lapsed French Catholic AWN Pugin whose Contrasts set off the rich community expressedn medieval architecture with modern gaols and panopticons John Ruskin Traces in the Desert: Journeys of Discovery across Central Asia in his Stones of Venice and his friend the Anglican architect William Butterfield who pioneered structural polychromy made Venetian Gothic a new standard style as welln an attempt to recover that same national and medieval communityBy contrast people like historian Thomas Babington Macaulay attacked medievalism and celebrated the rise of the new cities which they said were getting healthier and wealthier all the time Assisted by a host of nonconformist reformers such as journalists Edward Baines Sr and Jr of the Leeds Mercury and continental allies such as French historian Francois Guizot they found another past n which the Puritan Middle Classes as once exemplified by Cromwell created all the good n the world through German at a Glance: Phrase Book Dictionary for Travelers industriousness and energy Historians like Richard Vaughn The Age of Great Cities 1843 celebrated the civic virtue of commercial ancient Greek towns against static estates and medieval cloisters Others touted the medieval commercial Italian city states like the Liverpudlian William Roscoen his Life of Lorenzo de Medici Blühende Heide in 1796 Soon works by Madame de Stael The Germans and William Stubbs Constitutional History of England recovered Angl0 Saxon heritage which they celebrated asnvigorating localism against French centralization while gnoring the old Saxon avoidance of cities These groups celebrated the voluntary associations of cities like the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Societies from 1781 Manchester Mechanics Institute of 1825 and the the Manchester Statistical Society of 1834 as opposed to the top down autocracies of the middle ages People like the self made Richard opposed to the top down autocracies of the middle ages People like the self made Richard urged Manchester to ncorporate and expand their own municipal power which they did Once Upon a Secret: My Affair with President John F. Kennedy and Its Aftermath in 1838The combination of thisncipient noncomformist reform urbanism and historical localism brought about real changes They nspired the 1835 Municipal Corporation Bill and another voluntary reform group the Healthy Towns Association HTA created the Public Baths Bill of 1846 the Nuisances Removal Act of the same year and the Public Health Act fo 1848 all under PM Lord John Russell Later Joseph Chamberlain once a cordwainer n London later a successful screw manufacturer George V's Children in Birmingham along with allies like dissenter preacher George Dawson conceived of a new municipal gospel where the city owned gas and water and other necessities and tried tonspire love of tself The City of Glasgow Improvement Act of 1866 led to the first urban renewal programs that bulldozed old streets and wynds and later to the first municipally built homes and city owned tramways and led to Octavia Hill and Richard Cross championing the Artisans Home Bill n 1875 and the Housing Act of 1885 Soon cities were building and owning almost every type of ndustry maginable and Fabians like Sidney Webb were championing municipal trading as the pathway to socialism By the turn of the century municipalities constituted 50% of all government spending Brotherhood of Thieves: The Wardens in EnglandYet the Victorian city dream soon fell apart Developments like Hampstead Garden Suburb championed by macassar oil heiress and settlement house pioneer Henrietta Barnett outside of Eton College and designed by Ruskianian Garden City architect Raymond Unwin the spread of suburban Metroland and the rise again of London as the center of modern life meant thendependent local nonconformist cities of the North lost their cachet Manchester Birmingham Liverpool Glasgow and others fell How to Become an It Architect into desuetude as London boomed and nationalism replaced localism as andeologyIf there Shaking Behind the Microphone: Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking is a themen this morass of names books and dates Lamikorda its that the Victorian City shocked contemporaries and led them scurrying Garou Saga: Who's Who Werewolves into a host of usable pasts either to rejectt or revivify t which had real effects In any case the book could have been saved with organization and editing but there s much to ponder on here. Le class power and prosperity and the liberating mission of city life Vowing to emulate the city states of Renaissance Italy the Victorians worked to turn even the smokestacks of Manchester and Birmingham nto sites of freedom and art And they succeeded until twentieth century decline transformed wealthy metropolises nto dangerous nner cities An original history of proud cities and confident citizens Building Jerusalem depicts an unrivaled era that produced one of the great urban civilizations of Western history. ,


Building Jerusalem The Rise and Fall of the Victorian City

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A lot of nteresting nfo never really went anywhere This You Come to Yokum isn t about the lived reality of Victorian cities but about thedeas nforming the shape of the city and how people especially people of nfluence envisioned the city and what Zbogom, dragi Krleža it meant to liven one Victorians really believed Firesoul in the possibilities of urban life and themportance of maintaining or creating vibrant city spaces They didn t always succeed to put Jonathan Franzen: The Comedy of Rage it mildly but they thought of cities as exciting places where great things could happen places that fostered civicnvolvement and the healthy You Are the Rain interchange ofdeas That s a vision of the city we would do well to restore Tristram Hunt better Known As Labour MP And as Labour MP and Guardian columnist offers a survey of conceptions of the city as Cycle Style it underwent rapid and seismic changen the Victorian era This Artscroll Children's Siddur isn t a timeline history ofndustrialisation and urbanisation but an exploration of how both the elite and popular society understood the new urban bohemoths springing up across BritainThe space of a generation saw the greatest shift ever n the way the British lived The new cities and their ndustries revolutionised how people worked and who they worked for where and how they lived and who they lived with how they got around how and what they ate what deas they were exposed to what opportunities they
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for cultural and hedonistic pleasures and changes n nearly every other facet of lifeThese were massive disruptions to traditional notions of the family the workplace and the community and they raised very serious Zachary's Virgin introspection about just what the changes meant for Britain Hunt takes us through whatn very simplistic terms can be considered the nation s Pfaueninsel intellectual journeyn ts understanding of the new ndustrial cities the deep scepticism of anything urban and Torah With Ramban's Commentary Translated, Annotated, And Elucidated: Devarim/Deuteronomy (Artscroll) in particular the reactionary Young England movement whichdealised RURAL MIDEVAL ENGLAND THE MODERN SCEPTICISM OF THE SLUM Mideval England the modern scepticism of the slum and fiction writers who euated density and ndustry with disease and sin the doctors do gooders and campaigners nformed by either Christian beliefs or a utilitarian commitment to alleviate suffering who tackled those problems the civic fathers who fought the sceptics by turning the city nto an attractive and fulfilling place with community groups and ntellectual societies as well as public monuments and grand buildings and finally the nstitutionalisation of this civic pride with the emergence of genuinely local government which embraced an activism that mproved housing built transport and waste nfrastructure and most mportantly laid down the foundations for councils which were a force for good Time Capsule in peoples livesIts through this ntellectual journey that the British revamped their cities from the dirty unhealthy and over crowded anarchy of the early Victorian era nto the clean rational and beautiful cities which beueathed the built environment still enjoy todayThe chapter cataloguing Joseph Chamberlain s transformation of Birmingham through his leadership on the council Horses is especiallynspiring This Goblin King is not only a high pointn the history but a high point The Luthier's Apprentice in the booktself Hunt s discussion of Chamberlain Factories in the Field: The Story of Migratory Farm Labor in California is a well focused narrative which uses one man s story tollustrate a larger trend This engaging style s used throughout though not always to as clear an effectEven at their greatest Victorian cities were still dangerous and uneual places and the short sighted adoration of anything rural continues to nfest British Villa Mendl: Leben und Schicksal der Ankerbrot-Erbin Bettina Mendl ideas about the right way to live But those of us dedicated to urbanism can t help but feel a pang of envy at the Victorian social ethic We only need compare the cheaply constructed shoeboxes we call public buildings with the sturdy grand buildings the Victorians erected for their town halls and libraries For all their faults most Victorians loved their cities and were committed to making them better places We could use a dose of that civic pride today Reading this book I wonder why Labour have Tristram Hunt as Shadow education and not fronting down Pickles and his crew sontent on destroying local governmentA readable walk through of the deas and people who shaped deas of municipal government Schlechter Sex 2 in our big citiesn the 19thC full of men New Jewish Voices: Plays Produced by the Jewish Repertory Theatre in monocles building civic pride and tireless campaigners against laissez faire management and the Shopocracy my new favourite history word all of whom wanted the cities to reflect the best values of Victorian BritainOf course they weren t perfect Concern for the From Manchester's deadly cotton works to London's literary salons a brilliant exploration of how the Victorians created the modern city Since Charles Dickens first described Coketownn Hard Times the nineteenth century city born of the ndustrial revolution has been a byword for deprivation pollution and criminality Yet as historian Tristram Hunt argues n this powerful new history the Coketowns of the 1800s were far than a monstrous landscape of factories and tenements By 1851 than half of Britain's population Oor was bottom of their list and they carried out Hausmann style bulldozing of the poor areas without any regard of where the poor would go when this was done without much soul searching hmm sounds familiarHunt makes a strong and passionate argument for defending local government and restoring to The Disability Studies Reader it powers gradually stripped fromt Sword and Sorceress 24 in the last 40 years unless he s changed hisdeas since he wrote this ts a message that need Stimulating and enjoyable a great help n understanding the development of our major cities Issues concentrates too much on a few cities Manchester Birmingham to the exclusion of other provincial towns and cities and does not spend enough time on London far too hard on suburbs and new towns which s where most people live and significantly where they want to live This marvelous history takes us through the low and high points of the development of the British cities of the 19th century Pulling together an extensive array of primary sources Building Jerusalem charts how the dea of the city developed throughout the Victorian era a truly fascinating and pertinent topic One of the very few criticisms The Riptide Ultra-Glide is that when discussing the opposition to Joseph Chamberlain Hunt uite suddenly begins using the term conservative to describe Joseph Allday and his Economists who opposed municipalntervention Considering Hunt had defined conservatism and Toryism as essentially anti capitalist represented by Thomas Carlyle and John Ruskin for the first two thirds of the book Die Sanduhr its frustrating that he fails to explore this specific shift Nonetheless the eruditeness Mardi Gras inherentn Hunt s writing enables him to move with fluidity from the past to contemporary Ghetto issues thereby furthermpressing the ongoing mportance of Victorian discourses concerning the city I think the title s a mistake a grabber for fans of William Blake and Monty Python but maybe a turn off for other prospective readers Which s too bad because the book s unusually lively for a 500 page history of English cities and how they grew Lots foreign That Yankee Cat: The Maine Coon influences than I suspected on the architecture mostntriguingly to me how they grew Lots foreign nfluences than I suspected on the architecture most ntriguingly to me political ups and downs of Gothic for Ghost Stories of Washington instance You have to be ready to skip chunks about things you already kn Consideringts rave reviews I found this book rather disappointing Only those who enjoy reading history as a list of white businessmen politicians and the buildings they erected will find something for them in Building Jerusalem The tidbits of biography and historical detail nipped from primary sources are unfortunately too Building Jerusalem The tidbits of biography and historical detail nipped from primary sources are unfortunately too between and the meandering structure demands much of the reader to get from oasis to oasis For the casual reader American Espionage and the Soviet Target it s a bit lengthy andts message of the necessity of civic spirit for modern progre This Luxuspreissetzung in Der Theorie Und Implikationen F�r Die Praxis is less a history of Victorian cities than anntellectual history of Victorians relationship to modernity and ndustrialization of which of course cities were one mportant part It s rambling but rarely boringHunt begins with the dolorous statistics on life n early Victorian cities In places like St Giles n London or Blackfriars The Thinking Beekeeper: A Guide to Natural Beekeeping in Top Bar Hives in Glasgow populationncreased by 50 or 100% Urban Legend Detectives Case 4: The Samejima Case in just a few yearsn the early 19th century while the amount of housing stayed the exact same From 1800 to 1841 cities like Sheffield grew from 45000 to 111000 Bradford from 13000 to 104000 and Manchester from 95000 to 310000 James Philips Kay the son of a nonconformist cotton mill owner left Edinburgh to be a doctor for the slums of Manchester and he was shocked by what he saw leading him to write The Moral and Physical Condition of the Working Class Die vier Jahreszeiten in 1832 which detailed the horrible living conditions of Mancunians It laternspired Engels s splenetic work on the same city The New General Register Office of 1837 estimated that life expectancy Mituri, rituri, simboluri în societatea contemporană in Manchester was 27 years whilen the rural districts Kyoko Karasuma Bd. 5 it was almost 35 Across England the number of convicted criminalsncreased eightfold n the first 40 years of 19th century Something had clearly gone wrongPerhaps t was not surprising that many began to romanticize a glorious past Thomas Carlyle a Scottish Presbyterian once destined for the church used the German Romantics like Goethe to savage modern The Huguenot Sword industrial society andts Poetic Machinations: Allegory, Surrealism, and Postmodern Poetic Form intellectual defenders like Jeremy Bentham and his Utilitarians He formulated thedea that the cash nexus had become the only foundation of modern society and that self love supplanted community feeling Carlyle and others though pointed out that diseases crime and vice showed. Ived In the Shadow of Empires in cities and even as these pioneers confronted a frightening new way of life they produced an urban flowering that wouldnfluence the shape of cities for generations to come Drawing on diaries newspapers and classic works of fiction Hunt shows how the Victorians translated their energy and ambition nto realizing an astonishingly grand vision of the utopian city on a hill the new Jerusalem He surveys the great civic creations from town halls to city suares sidewalks and even sewers to reveal a story of midd.
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