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The Blitz and its legacy : wartime destruction to post-war reconstruction / by Mark Clapson and Peter Larkham.

Author/Creator:
Clapson, Mark.
Publication:
Farnham, Surrey, UK England : Ashgate, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 197 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Subjects:
London (England) -- History -- Bombardment, 1940-1941.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, German.
Bombing, Aerial -- Social aspects -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Destruction and pillage.
Bombing, Aerial -- Social aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Reconstruction (1939-1951)
Contents:
The Blitz, its experiences, its consequences / Mark Clapson and Peter J. Larkham
La ville éventrée : or, how bombing turned the city inside out / Lindsey Dodd
Holiday camps, castles and stately homes : the residential option for the evacuation of disabled children during World War II / Sue Wheatcroft
A Service Forged in the Flames : The Blitz, Wartime Fire-fighting and the National Fire Service / Shane Ewen
Between destruction and reconstruction : London's Debris Clearance and Repair Organisation, 1939-1945 / Robin Woolven
The people's peace : the myth of wartime unity and public consent for town planning / Susanne Cowan
Reconstruction constraints : political and economic realities / Catherine Flinn
Destruction and dispersal : the Blitz and the "break up" of working-class London / Mark Clapson
Tradition and modernity : architecture in Japan after Hiroshima / Neil Jackson
Reconstruction civic authority in postwar Germany / Jeff Diefendorf
Bold planning, mixed experiences : the diverse fortunes of post-war Birmingham / David Adams, Peter J. Larkham
Planning the reconstruction of war-damaged Plymouth, 1941-1961 : devising and defending a modernization agenda / Stephen Essex, Mark Brayshay
Destruction, revival and reconstruction across Alsace and Lorraine, 1939-1960 / Hugh Clout
Problems of blitz reconstruction in Japan : the case of Sendai / Junichi Hasagawa.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Larkham, P. J. (Peter J.), 1960-
ISBN:
9781409436980 (hardback : alkaline paper)
1409436985 (hardback : alkaline paper)
OCLC:
806200124
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