Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Paradise lost : rural idyll and social change in England since 1800 / Jeremy Burchardt.

By: Burchardt, Jeremy, 1969-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; New York : New York : I.B. Tauris ; In the U.S.A. and in Canada distributed by St. Martin's Press, 2002Description: 238 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1860645143; 9781860645143.Subject(s): City and town life -- Great Britain -- History | Country life -- Great Britain -- History | Geographical perception -- Great Britain | Landscape changes -- Great Britain | Human geography -- Great Britain | Great Britain -- Rural conditions | Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 19th century | Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 941.009734 Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Table of contents | WorldCat details | E-book Fulltext
Contents:
Table of contents Industrialization and Urbanization -- Literature and the Countryside, c.1800 to c.1870 -- Radicalism and the Land, c.1790 to c.1850 -- Gardens, Allotments and Parks -- Model Villages and Garden Cities -- Literary Attitudes to the Countryside in the Later Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries -- Land Reform After 1850 -- Preservationism, 'Englishness' and the Rise of Planning, c.1880-1939 -- The Economic Consequences of Rural Nostalgia -- Rambling -- The Organic Movemenet Before and During the Second World War -- Rural Reconstruction Between the Wars -- Rural Change and the Legislative Framework, 1939 to 2000 -- Agriculture and the Environment -- Recreation in the Countryside Since the Second World War -- Intra-village Social Change and Attitudinal Conflict in the Twentieth Century -- Town, Country and Politics at the End of the Twentieth Century.
Summary: Summary: In this work Jeremy Burchardt argues that the present "town versus country" debate lies at the root of modern British history. He demonstrates the remarkable influence that attitudes to the British countryside have had on the evolution of modern British life.
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    Average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Collection Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
E-Book E-Book EWU Library
E-book
Non-fiction 941.009734 BUP 2002 (Browse shelf) Not for loan
Text Text EWU Library
Reserve Section
Non-fiction 942.009734 BUP 2002 (Browse shelf) C-1 Not For Loan 16565
Total holds: 0

Includes bibliographical references (p. [222]-228) and index.

Table of contents Industrialization and Urbanization --
Literature and the Countryside, c.1800 to c.1870 --
Radicalism and the Land, c.1790 to c.1850 --
Gardens, Allotments and Parks --
Model Villages and Garden Cities --
Literary Attitudes to the Countryside in the Later Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries --
Land Reform After 1850 --
Preservationism, 'Englishness' and the Rise of Planning, c.1880-1939 --
The Economic Consequences of Rural Nostalgia --
Rambling --
The Organic Movemenet Before and During the Second World War --
Rural Reconstruction Between the Wars --
Rural Change and the Legislative Framework, 1939 to 2000 --
Agriculture and the Environment --
Recreation in the Countryside Since the Second World War --
Intra-village Social Change and Attitudinal Conflict in the Twentieth Century --
Town, Country and Politics at the End of the Twentieth Century.

Summary:


In this work Jeremy Burchardt argues that the present "town versus country" debate lies at the root of modern British history. He demonstrates the remarkable influence that attitudes to the British countryside have had on the evolution of modern British life.

Sociology

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.

Library Home | Contacts | E-journals
Copyright @ 2011-2019 EWU Library
East West University