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Charles Booth S Descriptive Map Of London Poverty 1889

Author : Charles Booth
ISBN : 0902087207
Genre : Cartography
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Maps first published as appendix to the author's two volume work "Life and labour of the people in London". London and Edinburgh : Williams and Norgate, 1891.
Category: Cartography

London Poverty Maps 1889

Author : Old House Books
ISBN : 1873590814
Genre : Travel
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Two maps of Victorian London coloured street by street to show the lifestyle of the inhabitants from the wealthy upper classes to the vicious and semi-criminal lowest class.
Category: Travel

Mapping Society

Author : Laura Vaughan
ISBN : 9781787353060
Genre : Social Science
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From a rare map of yellow fever in eighteenth-century New York, to Charles Booth’s famous maps of poverty in nineteenth-century London, an Italian racial zoning map of early twentieth-century Asmara, to a map of wealth disparities in the banlieues of twenty-first-century Paris, Mapping Society traces the evolution of social cartography over the past two centuries. In this richly illustrated book, Laura Vaughan examines maps of ethnic or religious difference, poverty, and health inequalities, demonstrating how they not only serve as historical records of social enquiry, but also constitute inscriptions of social patterns that have been etched deeply on the surface of cities. The book covers themes such as the use of visual rhetoric to change public opinion, the evolution of sociology as an academic practice, changing attitudes to physical disorder, and the complexity of segregation as an urban phenomenon. While the focus is on historical maps, the narrative carries the discussion of the spatial dimensions of social cartography forward to the present day, showing how disciplines such as public health, crime science, and urban planning, chart spatial data in their current practice. Containing examples of space syntax analysis alongside full colour maps and photographs, this volume will appeal to all those interested in the long-term forces that shape how people live in cities.
Category: Social Science

Unequal Health

Author : Daniel Dorling
ISBN : 9781447305132
Genre : Medical
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In his new book, academic and writer Danny Dorling describes the current extent of inequalities in health as the scandal of our times.
Category: Medical


Author : Peter Claus
ISBN : 9781317866091
Genre : History
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Why should history students care about theory? What relevance does it have to the "proper" role of the historian? Historiography and historical theory are often perceived as complex subjects, which many history students find frustrating and difficult. Philosophical approaches, postmodernism, anthropology, feminism or Marxism can seem arcane and abstract and students often struggle to apply these ideas in practice. Starting from the premise that historical theory and historiography are fascinating and exciting topics to study, Claus and Marriott guide the student through the various historical theories and approaches in a balanced, comprehensive and engaging way. Packed with intriguing anecdotes from all periods of history and supported by primary extracts from original historical writings, History: An Introduction to Theory, Method and Practice is the student-friendly text which demystifies the subject with clarity and verve. Key features - Written in a clear and witty way. Presents a balanced view of the subject, rather than the polemical view of one historian. Comprehensive - covers the whole range of topics taught on historiography and historical theory courses in suitable depth. Full of examples from different historical approaches - from social, cultural and political history to gender, economic and world history Covers a wide chronological breadth of examples from the ancient and medieval worlds to the twentieth century. Shows how students can engage with the theories covered in each chapter and apply them to their own studies via the "In Practice" feature at the end of each chapter. Includes "Discussion Documents" - numerous extracts from the primary historiographical texts for students to read and reflect upon.
Category: History

Researching London S Houses

Author : Colin Thom
ISBN : STANFORD:36105122185163
Genre : Architecture, Domestic
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Category: Architecture, Domestic

Tales From The Map Room

Author : Peter Barber
ISBN : UOM:39015028918814
Genre : Cartographers
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Category: Cartographers

The Genealogist S Internet

Author : Peter Christian
ISBN : STANFORD:36105132854568
Genre : Computers
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Presents a information on researching British family history on the Internet.
Category: Computers


Author : Catherine Ross
ISBN : UOM:39015079196203
Genre : London (England)
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The Romans founded Londinium in AD50 but the earliest human remains in the Thames valley, once the realm of mammoths and polar bears, date back to 450,000BC. Following through the impacts of invasions, revolts and epidemics ranging from the Black Death to cholera, this book shows how, against all the odds, a small malarial settlement turned into Europe’s most successful city. Full of evidence gathered from the Museum of London’s extensive archaeological work and written in thematic chapters that explore the changing aspects of life over the last three thousand years and across a variety of maps old and new, London shines a fascinating light on everything from costermongers to the Krays, the building of the Embankment to the destruction of the Blitz. There are contemporary cartoons and paintings, artefacts that range from the Mayor’s golden coach to a leather Roman bikini found in the mud of the Thames and the museum’s own vivid reconstructions of ancient markets, temples and bathhouses, making the daily lives of Londoners and the city’s chequered history come alive in this book as never before.
Category: London (England)