Building the New Jerusalem: Architecture, Housing and Politics 1900-1930 (EP 82)

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The first 30 years of the twentieth century was the crucible in which modern society and culture were formed. In much of Europe social democracy emerged as a dominant force in politics; the housing of the working class was recognised as a legitimate responsibility of the state; and architecture - hitherto largely the preserve of the leisured class - was transformed into the vehicle for delivering the transformation of society. Beginning in Britain before the First World War, the pattern was to be repeated, to a greater or ...

Building the New Jerusalem: Architecture, Housing and Politics 1900-1930 (EP 82) 2008, IHS BRE Press, Bracknell

ISBN-13: 9781848060241

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