# 1011343

Claiming the Streets

Processions and Urban Culture in South Wales, C.1830-1880

Συγγραφέας: O'Leary Paul
Εκδότης: University of Wales Press
ISBN: 9780708321720
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 288
Διαστάσεις: 23x3x16
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2012

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "Claiming the Streets"

Street processions were a defining feature of life in the Victorian town. They were diverse in character and took place regularly throughout the year in all towns. They provided opportunities for men and women to display themselves in public, carrying banners and flags and accompanied by musical bands. Much of the history of nineteenth-century Wales has been written around political demonstrations and revolt, but this book examines how urban communities in Victorian Wales created inclusive civic identities by using the streets for peaceful processions.

Συγγραφέας/εις: O'Leary Paul
Κατηγορία: ιστορία
ISBN: 9780708321720
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 31/10/2012
Εξώφυλλο: Hardback
Σελίδες: 288
Τόπος έκδοσης: Wales
Χώρα έκδοσης: United Kingdom
Βάρος βιβλίου: 544 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 23x3x16 cm
Λεπτομέρειες εικονογράφησης: No


Introduction Chapter 1 Street Processions and Ritual in the Victorian Town Chapter 2 Town and Region: the Urban Context Chapter 3 Processions, Protest and Stability Chapter 4 Ordering the Streets: Friendly Society Processions Chapter 5 Sobering the Streets: Temperance and Teetotal Processions Chapter 6 Sacralizing the Streets: Religion and Urban Space Chapter 7 Diversity on the Streets: Corpus Christi and the Salvation Army in the 1870s Conclusion

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