The Making of London

The Making of London

Author: S. Groes

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9780230306011

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 309

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London has become the focus of a ferocious imaginative energy since the rise of Thatcher. The Making of London analyses the body of work by writers who have committed their writing to the many lives of a city undergoing complex transformations, tracing a major shift in the representation of the capital city.
The Making of a World City
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Greg Clark
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-31 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

After two decades of evolution and transformation, London had become one of the most open and cosmopolitan cities in the world. The success of the 2012 Olympics set a high water-mark in the visible success of the city, while its influence and soft power increased in the global systems of
London’s Working-Class Youth and the Making of Post-Victorian Britain, 1958–1971
Language: en
Pages: 441
Authors: Felix Fuhg
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-20 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book examines the emergence of modern working-class youth culture through the perspective of an urban history of post-war Britain, with a particular focus on the influence of young people and their culture on Britain’s self-image as a country emerging from the constraints of its post-Victorian, imperial past. Each section
London Couture and the Making of a Fashion Centre
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Michelle Jones
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-04-12 - Publisher: MIT Press

How design collaboration, networks, and narratives contributed to the establishment of a recognized English couture industry in the 1930s and 1940s. In the 1930s and 1940s, English fashion houses, spurred by economic and wartime crises, put London on the map as a major fashion city. In this book, Michelle Jones
John Lydgate and the Making of Public Culture
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: Maura Nolan
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-08-11 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Jugendstil Women and the Making of Modern Design
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Sabine Wieber
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-21 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Jugendstil, that is Germany's distinct engagement with the international Art Nouveau movement, is now firmly engrained in histories of modern art, architecture and design. Recent exhibitions and publications across the world explored Jugendstil's key protagonists and artistic centres to firmly anchor their activities within the trajectories of German modernism. Women,