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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Leif Jerram has written Streetlife to encourage historians to reconsider and reflect upon the manner in which they construct narratives of modern history and the agency they attribute to traditional sources of events. Melanie Wilson rated it it was amazing Dec 28, It is a book made possible by the growing body of urban history which has been inspired by street,ife 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.
Revolution in the Streets 2. This article needs additional citations for verification. Retrieved 3 December Retrieved from ” https: Women were not liberated in legislatures, but liberated themselves in factories, homes, nightclubs, and shops. Shawn Lee rated it liked it Jan 11, Back to 2 A.
Women were not liberated in legislatures, but liberated themselves in factories, homes, nightclubs, and shops. Patrick rated it liked it Jul 23, Roy Van veen rated it really liked it Jan 02, The Cultured Metropolis 4. Rather Jerram argues for a culture which encompasses activities sometimes confined to the realms of leisure so as to promote understanding of the ways in which people have represented themselves to the world and the world to themselves. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
[Review] Leif Jerram (2011) Streetlife: the untold history of Europe’s twentieth century
Lenin, Hitler, and Mussolini made themselves powerful by making cities ungovernable with riots rampaging through streets, bars occupied one-by-one. This article has multiple issues. No trivia or quizzes yet. Notes Place, Culture and Identity, ed.
The book investigates the transformation of Europe from the street level ‘from riot and revolution to sporting culture and sexual adventure’. He openly admits streetlfe his work is not comprehensive including the major omission of economics and there is much scope for others to build upon his ideas.
In his epilogue Jerram encourages the reader to reflect upon the way in which cities are evaluated, both historically and within contemporary society. The Lost Wave Molly Tambor. Laura rated it jrram it Aug 23, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
One glaring difference however is the level of persecution suffered. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.
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He has published widely in the field of cultural and urban history, including most recently Germany’s Other Modernity: History, Culture and the Strfetlife Environment, Chichester, Books by Leif Jerram. Frequently our urban centres are portrayed negatively, especially within the media.
Du Bois, and Wilson J. Anton rated it really liked it Jun 15, This article is an orphanas no other articles link to it. Learn how streetlifw when to remove these template messages. Franc Escobedo rated it liked it Jan 15, Lists with This Book. Jerram tells this history predominantly from the perspective of gay men.
Sophia W rated it really liked it Aug 05, Jerram, a scholar of urban history at Manchester, pieces together out of astonishingly vivid anecdotes, the public life of the 20th century city–as a location for students throwing rocks at the police, women and children surviving the rubble of WWII bombings, working-class soccer games, gay cruising, women staking out a claim to be in public without being mistaken for prostitutes, street musicians, courting in cinemas, bored youths on the scant grass of housing estates and street markets.
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He is currently a lecturer in urban history in the School of Arts at Manchester University, as well as being involved in community politics and activism. Jenn rated it liked it Jan 08, Hardcoverpages. Skip to main content.