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Sharing Public Spaces

Susan E. Whyman

in Walking the Streets of Eighteenth-Century London: John Gay's Trivia (1716)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199280728
eISBN:
9780191700149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280728.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the concept of public space and asks how individuals move through and interact in public arenas. It compares London street life in John Gay's Trivia: or, the Art of Walking the ... More


The Public House Versus the Public Home: The Debate over Sunday Opening

in Transformative Beauty: Art Museums in Industrial Britain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778046
eISBN:
9780804780537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778046.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter addresses the question of whether art could draw people out of the pub, and whether the working classes needed a government-supported alternative to their own homes for rest and ... More


Policing the City

David Churchill

in Crime Control and Everyday Life in the Victorian City: The Police and the Public

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198797845
eISBN:
9780191839160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797845.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter assesses the impact of policing on urban order. It argues that the nineteenth-century police forces were especially attentive to local perceptions of nuisance and improvement in their ... More


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