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‘To make a garden of the town’: The Nineteenth-Century Legacy of the Hampstead Garden Suburb

Lisa C. Robertson

in Home and Identity in Nineteenth-Century Literary London

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474457880
eISBN:
9781474490818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474457880.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter explores the architectural and social origins of the Hampstead Garden Suburb. Initiated by Henrietta Barnett, Hampstead Garden Suburb was radical departure from nineteenth-century town ... More


Designing the company Arcadia

Helena Chance

in The Factory in a Garden: A History of Corporate Landscapes from the Industrial to the Digital Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993009
eISBN:
9781526124043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993009.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Rowheath Park at Bournville (from 1921) and the Hills and Dales Park, the Old Barn Club and Old River Park, made for NCR employees between 1906 and 1939, are highly significant to the history of ... More


Edge Suburb: Greenhithe

Peter Hall

in London voices, London lives: Tales from a working capital

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349842
eISBN:
9781447302711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349842.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on Greenhithe in Kent a place well-known to only a few planners and officials. Over the last few years this area has undergone significant changes to attract more residents. The ... More


‘Children misbehaving in the walls!’ or, Wes Craven's suburban family values1

Bernice M. Murphy

in Gothic kinship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719088605
eISBN:
9781781707203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719088605.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The cult of the happy home as personified by the American suburban nuclear family is scrutinized in Chapter 5 by Bernice Murphy on Wes Craven’s horror films. The American horror film since 1960 has ... More


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