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Reconstructing modernity: Space, power and governance in mid-twentieth century British cities

James Greenhalgh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526114143
eISBN:
9781526136060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114143.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Reconstructing modernity assesses the character of approaches to rebuilding British cities during the decades after the Second World War. It explores the strategies of spatial governance that sought ... More


The House

Peter Borsay

in The English Urban Renaissance: Culture and Society in the Provincial Town 1660-1770

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202554
eISBN:
9780191675409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202554.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses changes made in urban areas in terms of a town's physical form. In the mid-17th century, provincial towns were not important or large enough to attract serious architectural ... More


National Level: Governance Challenged

Daniel P. Aldrich

in Black Wave: How Networks and Governance Shaped Japan's 3/11 Disasters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226638263
eISBN:
9780226638577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226638577.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 5 steps one level up from prefectures and looks at the national context of the 3/11 triple disasters. This chapter focuses on the decisions made by the central government before, during, and ... More


After the Flood

Jason Berry

in City of a Million Dreams: New Orleans at Year 300

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469647142
eISBN:
9781469647166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647142.003.0015
Subject:
History, African-American History

Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans in 2005, killing over 1,000 people and displacing over 1 million. As the rebuilding process began, musicians, Mardi Gras Indians, and Social Aid and Pleasure ... More


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