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Picturesque urban planning - Tunbridge Wells and the suburban ideal

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The development of the Calverley Estate 1825-1855
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This study addresses the development of the English suburb in the second quarter of the nineteenth century. Its proposition is that suburbs were where people wanted to live, and not just to avoid the dirt and disease of the city. They had an appeal beyond the practical. Whether it was a feeling of security, independence, oneness with nature, or of living in 'a place apart', there was an emotional, culturally-conditioned attraction.

The specific focus is on the development of the Cal...

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English Faculty
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Dept of Continuing Education
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2018-03-21

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