Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2014

288 Pages | 8 Tables, black & white, 13 Halftones, black & white, 1 Maps

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719089190

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The Experience of Suburban Modernity

How Private Transport Changed Interwar London

Michael John Law

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Popular Culture MUP

  • This book is unique in providing a suburban inter-war history that addresses modernity directly
  • It argues that modernity was exciting and highly mobile rather than static and dull
  • It shows how dangerous driving and cycling was leading to many deaths
  • It argues that Americanisation was a key aspect of suburban change