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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Streeetlife 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.
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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Smoking Typewriters John McMillian. Leif Jerram was born in Woolwich in south-east London inand lived there until he went to study history at university. The role of the city in either facilitating of disabling the exploration and fulfilment of desire was a crucial component in the sexual lives of many.
Hardcoverpages. Likewise historians of the 20th century wishing to consider new perspectives on a well rehashed subject should consult this work. Ben Cusack rated it liked it Jan 09, Melanie Wilson rated it it was amazing Dec 28, Though a decision made by archival records rather than any agenda of the author, the experience of homosexuals is used to stand for the sexual history of all.
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 issues, racism, poverty and much more besides.
As the policing of private lives heightened men who engaged in sex with other men were increasingly required to define themselves as gay. This article is an orphanas no other articles link to it. Interesting and thought provoking. Jordan Martinez rated it liked it Jul uerram, Richard Blant rated it really liked it Jun 19, Want to Read saving….
The overriding objective here is to bridge the gap between the political decision process and its impact jdrram the lives of ordinary people.
[Review] Leif Jerram (2011) Streetlife: the untold history of Europe’s twentieth century
To ask other readers questions about Streetlifeplease sign up. Women were not liberated in legislatures, but liberated themselves in factories, homes, nightclubs, and shops. Turn to the spaces of city and both problems and solutions will be located there. Retrieved from ” https: James rated it it was amazing Dec 30, Instead he stteetlife for a move from grand narrative writing although there is nothing new in that towards the everyday, the jeeram nature of which requires the rejection of deceptively neat theories.
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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The new cultural arenas, whether the football stadium, the night club, or the living room, transformed life within European cities. 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.
This article needs additional citations for verification. Munich and the Making of Metropolis, Skip to main content. 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. 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.
Adam Higgitt rated it really liked it Jul 03, Sophia W rated it really liked it Aug 05, Back to 1 H. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Often they are characterised as sources of racial tension and alienation and as spaces which undermine community and shared identities. The reader is immersed in a series of vivid depictions of the day-to-day experienced by a multitude of individuals and groups.
One glaring difference however is the level of persecution suffered. Urbanisation radically shock up the traditional systems which a women could expect her life to play out in.
New forms jdrram 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.
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 streetlive estates across streeylife continent.
Darcy Moore rated it it was amazing Aug 01, The twentieth century in Europe was an urban century: This article has multiple issues. Partisan Diary Ada Gobetti. Matt rated it it was amazing Mar 02, 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, lei revolution and dictatorship to sexual liberation, was fundamentally shaped by the great urban centres which defined it.
Nick Blackbourn rated it it was amazing Sep 26, Peter van de Pas rated it it was amazing Sep 10, The Lost Wave Molly Tambor. Broadening the definition of culture provides a convincing counter-argument to the lament of those who mourn its dumbing down. Views Read Edit View history.