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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New forms of privacy and isolation were not simply a by-product of prosperity, but because people planned new ways of living, new forms of housing in suburbs and estates across the continent.
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Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Meller, European Cities — s: Often they are characterised as sources of racial tension and alienation and as spaces which undermine community and shared identities.
Lenin, Hitler, and Mussolini made themselves powerful by making cities ungovernable with riots rampaging through streets, bars occupied one-by-one. The reader is immersed in a series of vivid depictions of the day-to-day experienced by a multitude of individuals and groups. Du Bois, and Wilson J. Franc Escobedo rated it liked it Jan 15, Retrieved 3 December In StreetlifeLeif Jerram presents a totally new history of the twentieth century, with the city at its heart, etreetlife how everything distinctive about the century, from revolution and dictatorship to sexual liberation, was fundamentally shaped by the great urban centres which defined it.
As the policing of private lives heightened men who engaged in sex with other men were increasingly required to define themselves as gay.
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This perspective made the topics very accessible perhaps because it is so easy to relate ideas to the spaces we inhabit rather than abstract timelines and it also allowed him to challenge many of our conventional beliefs about women’s jerdam, racism, poverty and much more besides.
The book investigates the transformation of Europe from the street level ‘from riot and revolution to sporting culture and sexual adventure’. Want to Read saving…. Scott rated it really liked it Aug 19, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Streetlife: The Untold History of Europe’s Twentieth Century
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Jenn rated it liked it Jan 08, A really interesting read, covering the 20th century, not from the events of high profile kerram, but the person on the street. Fender Love rated it liked it Sep 08, Leif Jerram was born in Woolwich in south-east London inand lived there until he went to study history at university.
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Lenin, Hitler, and Mussolini made themselves powerful by making cities ungovernable with riots rampaging through streets, bars occupied one-by-one. Darcy Moore rated it it was amazing Aug 01, Streetlife is an important work for anyone interested in urban history, especially those looking to merge the structural, social and political developments of the city with the great national and jerfam histories traditionally told.
He has published widely in the field of cultural and urban history, including most recently Germany’s Other Modernity: Nov 21, Jo rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sophia W rated it really liked it Aug 05, Please help improve this article by adding citations to streetlifee sources. Nick Blackbourn rated it it was amazing Sep 26, Andrew Nolan rated it really liked it Sep 18, In StreetlifeLeif Jerram presents a totally new history of the twentieth century, with the city at its heart, showing how everything distinctive about the century, from revolution and dictatorship to sexual liberation, was fundamentally shaped by the great urban centres which defined it.