Blog post for Turf Projects arts Croydon
Twentieth Century Society 100 Shops
Keynote slides: Practical Politics and Place in the 19th century
new towns reading list
right to stand on the pavement
New Lives New Landscapes Revisited: Rural Modernity in Britain
select bibliography on new social movements, urban commons, and anti-globalisation protest
BBC Radio 4 Analysis, ‘what’s the point of street protest?’
East London primary sources

New towns reading list

This is a module reading list for my module, ‘Boom cities and new towns in 20th century Britain’.

NB – I will type up the full list in text form asap. Screenshots of the Tallis reading list are temporary while I do this.

Table of Contents

    Core reading

    General reading

    Primary sources

    Garden cities

    Homes fit for heroes

    The Blitz and postwar reconstruction

    New town utopia


    case studies

    leisure and consumerism

    new town blues?

    segregated communities

    global new towns

    politics of council housing

    the end of utopia?