A. Lees – L. Lees, eds. The Urbanization of European Society in the Nineteenth Century.

Biblioteca / 1970-1979

Andrew Lees – Lynn Lees, eds. The Urbanization of European Society in the Nineteenth Century.

Lexington, Mass.: Heath, 1976.

CONTENTS

Introduction

Conflict of opinión

I – THE GROWTH OF CITIES

Urban growth in England and Wales in the nineteenth century / Adna Weber

French society, 1840-1914: the big cities / Pierre Sorlin  

The process of urbanization in Germany at the height of the industrialization period / Wilhelm Köllmann

II – NINETEENTH- AND TWENTIETH-CENTURY VIEWS OF THE BIG CITY: POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE

The age of great cities / Robert Vaughan  

The city as a source of corruption / Wilhelm Riehl

The cultural and social significance of the big city / Adolf Weber

Paleotechnic Paradise: Coketown / Lewis Mumford  

The Victorian city in retrospect / H.J. Dyos and Michael Wolff

III – THE URBAN MIDDLE CLASSES

The merchants and manufacturers of Barmen / Wolfgang Köllmann

The Parisian bourgeoisie, 1815-1848 / Adeline Daumard

Living in London, 1808-1870 / Francis Sheppard

IV – THE URBAN LOWER CLASSES

Crime and social pathology among the Parisian lower clases / Louis Chevalier

Family structure in nineteenth-century Lancashire / Michael Anderson

The improvement of living standards in Sheffield after 1850 / Sidney Pollard

Lower-class immigrants in Wilhelmine Berlin / Hsi-Huey Liang

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