Leif Jerram. · Rating details · 31 ratings · 4 reviews. The twentieth century in Europe was an urban century: it was shaped by life in, and the view from, the. Streetlife: The Untold History of Europe’s Twentieth Century The untold history of Europe’s twentieth century is a book by British academic Leif Jerram. Rycroft, Simon () [Review] Leif Jerram () Streetlife: the untold history of Europe’s twentieth century. Journal of Urban History, 39 (1).
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To ask other readers questions about Streetlifeplease sign up. Often they stdeetlife characterised as sources of racial tension and alienation and as spaces which undermine community and shared identities.
Although politically and socially restricted in many ways, life before the city at least had the assurance of a home and a set of stable rights and responsibilities.
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Streetlife: The Untold History of Europe’s Twentieth Century by Leif Jerram
Sophia W rated it really leir it Aug 05, Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Fender Love rated it liked it Sep 08, Ebook This title is available as an ebook. Peter van de Pas rated it it was amazing Sep 10, Lenin, Hitler, and Mussolini made themselves powerful by making cities ungovernable with riots rampaging through streets, bars occupied one-by-one. Retrieved 3 December Our proudest cultural achievements lie not in our galleries or state theatres, but in our suburban TV sets, the dance halls, pop streetlifs played in garages, and hip hop sung on our estates.
Ben Cusack rated it liked it Jan 09, While the move to a city for many women freed them from domestic life it also constrained, whether in the ability to safely navigate physical spaces or in the restrictions it placed on the capacity to streetlifw family life.
[Review] Leif Jerram (2011) Streetlife: the untold history of Europe’s twentieth century
Du Bois, and Wilson J. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Colour, atmosphere, joy, austerity and hardship is brought to a variety of places from the music hall to the home. Turn to the spaces of city and both problems and solutions will be located there.
Matt rated it it was amazing Mar 02, Darcy Moore rated it it was amazing Aug 01, It is a book made possible by the growing body of urban history which has been inspired by the cultural and historical geography theories which recognise space and place as important facets of human life, particularly those which have emphasised the role of the city in the creation of identities.
He openly admits that his work is not comprehensive including the major omission of economics and there is much scope for others to build upon his ideas. Amanda J rated it really liked it Jun 18, Refresh and try again. Skip to main content.
As interference in the lives of homosexuals reached a peak particularly in s Britain and the private space of the home became violated a fight began to reclaim spaces in which sexual preference could be freely expressed. Within these chapters Jerram succeeds in bringing the grand narrative down to street level. Andrew Nolan rated it really liked it Sep 18, Retrieved from ” https: Adam Higgitt rated it really liked it Jul 03, The book investigates the transformation of Europe from the street level ‘from riot and revolution to sporting culture and sexual adventure’.
Streetlife The Untold History of Europe’s Twentieth Century Leif Jerram A totally new history of twentieth century Europe, told through its cities Shows how the city fundamentally shaped the history of the continent in our time, from Hitler to hip-hop, suburbanization to sexual liberation Invites us to view familiar themes – like the rise of fascism, the cold war, the working class struggle for a good standard of living – from a new perspective.
Notes Place, Culture and Identity, ed.
Streetlife: The Untold History of Europe’s Twentieth Century
A bit repetitive towards the end, but well worth a read! December Learn how and when to remove strreetlife template message. These were the emerging cultures of football, dancing, music, cinema and television, activities which required a new system of spaces in which to be enacted, spaces which in turn have defined what is consumed and how.
Jerram has by no means exhausted the topic. Jerram tells this history predominantly from the perspective of gay men.
The reader is immersed in a series of vivid depictions of the day-to-day experienced by a multitude of individuals and groups. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page.
It is this level of complex consideration given to the subject leiff makes Streetlife a highly impressive read.
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Nick Blackbourn rated it it was amazing Sep 26, Patrick rated it liked it Jul 23, Likewise historians of the 20th century wishing to lwif new perspectives on a well rehashed subject should consult this work.
One glaring difference however is the level of persecution suffered. Our proudest cultural achievements lie not in our galleries or state theatres, but in our suburban TV sets, the dance halls, pop music played in garages, and hip hop sung on our estates.
Melanie Wilson rated it it was amazing Dec 28,