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  1. Key module texts (worth purchasing) 2 items
    1. Landscape and Englishness - David Matless 1998 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential This is the closest thing to a text book for this course. It extensively covers themes and issues raised in lectures 1, 4, 5, 6, and 8.

    2. Driving spaces: a cultural-historical geography of England's M1 motorway - Peter Merriman, Royal Geographical Society (with The Institute of British Geographers) 2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential Sections of the book (including chapters 2, 3, 5 and 6) are useful for lectures 4, 5, 6, 8 and 9.

  2. Week 1: Introduction: Landscapes of British Modernity 47 items
    1. General and background texts on historical geographies of 20th century Britain 23 items
      1. Moments of modernity: reconstructing Britain 1945-1964 - Becky Conekin, Frank Mort, Chris Waters 1999

        Book Further reading

      2. Fields of vision: landscape imagery and national identity in England and the United States - Stephen Daniels c1993

        Book Essential especially introduction and chapter 7

      3. Meanings of modernity: Britain from the late-Victorian era to World War II - Bernhard Rieger, M. J. Daunton 2001

        Book Further reading

      4. Nation, identity and social theory: perspectives from Wales - Ralph Fevre, Andrew Thompson 1999

        Book Further reading

      5. Celtic geographies: old culture, new times - David Harvey 2002

        Book Further reading

      6. Wales since 1939 - Martin Johnes 2012

        Book Essential

      7. Regenerating England: science, medicine and culture in inter-war Britain - Christopher Lawrence, Anna-K. Mayer 2000

        Book Further reading

      8. Landscape and Englishness - David Matless 1998 (electronic resource)

        Book Further reading

      9. Book reviews- The predicament of the English pp.79-86. - David Matless, Lorna J. Philip, Hester Parr, Mark Boyle 01/2000

        Article Further reading

      10. Modern times: reflections on a century of English modernity - Mica Nava, Alan O'Shea 1996

        Book Further reading

      11. Theatres of memory: Volume 1: Past and present in contemporary culture - Raphael Samuel 1994

        Book Essential

      12. Theatres of memory: Vol.II: Island stories, unravelling Britain ; edited by Alison Light with Sally Alexander and Gareth Stedman Jones - Raphael Samuel, Alison Light, Sally Alexander, Gareth Stedman Jones 1998

        Book Further reading

      13. Geographies of British modernity: space and society in the twentieth century - David Gilbert, David Matless, Brian Short c2003

        Book Essential especially Chapter 1 and Afterword

      14. Writing the rural: five cultural geographies - Paul J. Cloke c1994

        Book Further reading Thrift, N. (1994) Inhuman geographies: landscapes of speed, light and power, in P. Cloke, M. Doel, D. Matless, M. Phillips and N. Thrift, Writing the rural: five cultural geographies, London: PCP, pp.191-248 (reprinted in Thrift, N. (1996) Spatial formations, London: Sage).

      15. The right to belong: citizenship and national identity in Britain, 1930-1960 - Richard Weight, Abigail Beach 1998

        Book Further reading

      16. Land matters: landscape photography, culture and identity - Liz Wells, ebrary, Inc 2011 (electronic resource)

        Book Further reading especially chapters 1 and 4

    2. Modernity, modernism, the modern 11 items
      1. All that is solid melts into air: the experience of modernity - Marshall Berman 1983

        Book Further reading especially Introduction: Modernity – yesterday, today and tomorrow

      2. Approaching human geography - Paul J. Cloke, Chris Philo, David Sadler 1991

        Book Further reading chapter 6: The difference of postmodern human geography

      3. Modern historical geographies - B. J. Graham, Catherine Nash 2000

        Book Further reading see e.g. Introduction and chapter 1

      4. Spaces of modernity: London's geographies, 1680-1780 - Miles Ogborn 1998

        Book Further reading

      5. Introducing human geographies - Paul J. Cloke, Phil Crang, Mark Goodwin 2005

        Book Further reading Ogborn, M. (1999/2005) Modernity and modernization See also first edition

      6. Modern times: reflections on a century of English modernity - Mica Nava, Alan O'Shea 1996

        Book Further reading O’Shea, A. (1996) English subjects of modernity

      7. The condition of postmodernity: an enquiry into the origins of cultural change - David Harvey 1989 (various printings)

        Book Essential see chapter 2: modernity and modernism

      8. Geographies of British modernity: space and society in the twentieth century - David Gilbert, David Matless, Brian Short c2003

        Book Further reading Especially chapter 1 and afterword

      9. Zoomscape: architecture in motion and media - Mitchell Schwarzer 2004

        Book Further reading Especially chapters on railroad, automobile and airplane

      10. The themes of 'the modern', 'modernism' and 'modernity' cut across a range of different disciplines, and some of the best writings on modernist aesthetics are in writings on art history, architectural history, visual culture, etc. There are many introductory books on modernism and modernity by scholars from these other disciplines which are available in the library.

    3. Landscape and cultural-historical geography 13 items
      1. Handbook of cultural geography - Kay Anderson 2003 (electronic resource)

        Book Further reading Part 4: “Landscape”: includes chapters by Cosgrove, Matless, Mitchell, Cresswel

      2. The Iconography of landscape: essays on the symbolic representation, design and use of past environments - Denis E. Cosgrove, Stephen Daniels 1988(and 1992 printing)

        Book Further reading

      3. New models in geography: the political-economy perspective, Volume 2 - Richard Peet, N. J. Thrift 2004

        Book Further reading Daniels, S. (1989) Marxism, culture and the duplicity of landscape pp.196-220.

      4. Landscape and Englishness - David Matless 1998 (electronic resource)

        Book Further reading

      5. Cultural geography: a critical introduction - Don Mitchell 2000

        Book Further reading

      6. Landscape and power - W. J. Thomas Mitchell c1994

        Book Further reading Chapter 1: Imperial landscape

      7. Introducing human geographies - Paul J. Cloke, Phil Crang, Mark Goodwin 1999

        Book Further reading Nash, C. (1999) Landscape

      8. Feminism and geography: the limits of geographical knowledge - Gillian Rose 1993

        Book Further reading Chapter 5: Looking at Landscape

      9. Modern historical geographies - B. J. Graham, Catherine Nash 2000

        Book Further reading

      10. Landscape - John Wylie 2007

        Book Further reading

  3. Week 2: Landscapes of British modernity before 1918 19 items
    1. Englishness: politics and culture 1880-1920 - Robert Colls, Philip Dodd c1986

      Book Further reading (especially chapter by Howkins)

    2. Fields of vision: landscape imagery and national identity in England and the United States - Stephen Daniels c1993

      Book Further reading Especially chapters 3,4 and 7

    3. Transforming Metropolitan London, 1750–1960 - Frank Mort, Miles Ogborn 2004-1

      Article Further reading

    4. Railways and the Victorian imagination - Michael J. Freeman 1999

      Book Further reading

    5. The Great War and modern memory - Paul Fussell 2013

      Book Further reading

    6. The culture of time and space, 1880-1918: with a new preface - Stephen Kern c2003

      Book Essential

    7. Modern times: reflections on a century of English modernity - Mica Nava, Alan O'Shea 1996

      Book Further reading Nava, M. (1996) Modernity’s disavowal: Women, the city and the department store

    8. Train spotting: images of the railway in art : Nottingham Castle Museum - Stephen Daniels, Nottingham Castle Museum 1985

      Book Further reading

    9. Spaces of modernity: London's geographies, 1680-1780 - Miles Ogborn 1998

      Book Further reading

    10. The railway journey: the industrialization of time and space in the 19th century - Wolfgang Schivelbusch 1987], c1986

      Book Essential

    11. Disenchanted night: the industrialization of light in the nineteenth century - Wolfgang Schivelbusch 1995

      Book Further reading

    12. Forster-and-car-24grammata.com-.pdf

      Document Further reading Thacker, A. (2000) E.M. Forster and the motor car, Literature and History, 9(2), pp.37–52.

    13. Moving through modernity: space and geography in modernism - Andrew Thacker 2003

      Book Further reading

    14. An Historical geography of England and Wales - R. A. Dodgshon, R. A. Butlin 1990 (various printings)

      Book Further reading

    15. Writing the rural: five cultural geographies - Paul J. Cloke c1994

      Book Further reading Thrift, N. (1994) Inhuman geographies: landscapes of speed, light and power, in P. Cloke, M. Doel, D. Matless, M. Phillips and N. Thrift, Writing the rural: five cultural geographies, London: PCP, pp.191-248 (reprinted in Thrift, N. (1996) Spatial formations, London: Sage).

  4. Week 3: ‘Metroland’: the Underground and the growth of suburban London 20 items
    1. London Underground: a cultural geography - David Ashford 2013

      Book Further reading Especially chapter 4

    2. Suburban style: the British home, 1840-1960 - Helena Barrett, John Phillips 1987 (1988 printing)

      Book Essential Especially chapter 1

    3. The Edwardian era - Jane Beckett, Deborah Cherry, Barbican Art Gallery 1987

      Book Further reading

    4. Modern historical geographies - B. J. Graham, Catherine Nash 2000

      Book Further reading Dennis, R. (2000) Historical geographies of urbanism, in B. Graham and C. Nash (eds.) Modern historical geographies, Harlow: Prentice Hall.

    5. Design and corporate identity - Adrian Forty

      Chapter Essential

    6. Geographies of British modernity: space and society in the twentieth century - David Gilbert, David Matless, Brian Short c2003

      Book Further reading ilbert, D. and Preston, R. (2003) ‘Stop being so English’: suburban modernity and national identity in the twentieth century, in D. Gilbert, D. Matless and B. Short (eds.) Geographies of British modernity: space and society in the Twentieth Century, Oxford: Blackwell, pp.187-203.

    7. Metro-Land - Oliover Green 1987

      Book Further reading

    8. Underground art: London Transport posters, 1908 to the present - Oliver Green 1999, 1990

      Book Further reading

    9. Railways, urban form and town planning in London: 1900-1947 - Russell Haywood 01/1997

      Article Further reading

    10. Metro-land: 1924 edition - Oliver Green 2004

      Book Further reading

    11. Dunroamin: the suburban semi and its enemies - Paul Oliver, Ian Davis, Ian Bentley 1981

      Book Further reading (Introduction and chapter 1).

    12. Modern Britain: 1929-1939 - James Peto, Donna Loveday, Alan Powers, Design Museum (London, England) 1999

      Book Further reading

    13. The avant-garde in interwar England: medieval modernism and the London underground - Michael T. Saler, ebrary, Inc 1999 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading (especially chapter 5).

    14. Visions of suburbia - Roger Silverstone 1997

      Book Further reading

    15. Selling places: the marketing and promotion of towns and cities, 1850-2000 - Stephen V. Ward 1998

      Book Further reading (especially pages 94-143, on selling suburbia).

    16. Managing the body: beauty, health, and fitness in Britain, 1880-1939 - Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska 2010

      Book Further reading especially chapter 4

    17. Design, Corporate Identity and the Underground - A Forty

      Chapter Essential A digitised copy of this chapter is available on blackboard.

  5. Week 4: Modernism, planning and ‘preservation’, 1918-1939 19 items
    1. Water, engineering, and landscape: water control and landscape transformation in the modern period - Denis E. Cosgrove, Geoffrey E. Petts 1990

      Book Further reading Gruffudd, P. (1990) ‘Uncivil engineering’: nature, nationalism and hydro-electrics in north Wales, in D. Cosgrove and G. Petts (eds) Water, engineering and landscape, London: Belhaven Press.

    2. 'Propaganda for Seemliness': Clough Williams-Ellis and Portmeirion, 1918-1950 - P. Gruffudd 01/10/1995

      Article Further reading Gruffudd, P. (1995) ‘Propaganda for seemliness’: Clough Williams-Ellis and Portmeirion, 1918-1950, Ecumene, 2(4), 399-422.

    3. Car culture and countryside change - Mark Liniado, National Trust 1996

      Book Further reading (especially chapters 2 and 3).

    4. Landscape and Englishness - Robert Burden, Stephan Kohl, ebrary, Inc 2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading

    5. Driving spaces: a cultural-historical geography of England's M1 motorway - Peter Merriman, Royal Geographical Society (with The Institute of British Geographers) 2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading

    6. The car and British society: class, gender and motoring, 1896-1939 - Sean O'Connell 1998

      Book Further reading (especially chapter 5)

    7. Patriotism: the making and unmaking of British national identity, Vol.3: National fictions - Raphael Samuel 1989

      Book Further reading Potts, A. (1989) ‘Constable country’ between the wars, in R. Samuel (ed.) Patriotism: the making and unmaking of British national identity. Volume III: national fictions, London: Routledge, pp.160-186.

    8. England and the octopus - Clough Williams-Ellis 1997

      Book Further reading

    9. Britain and the beast 1937

      Book Further reading chapters by editor, Forster, Joad, Boumphrey, Abercrombie, Vale

  6. Week 5: ‘Guide book Britain’: leisure, landscape and citizenship, 1918-1970 28 items
    1. Regenerating England: science, medicine and culture in inter-war Britain - Christopher Lawrence, Anna-K. Mayer 2000

      Book Further reading

    2. Place promotion: the use of publicity and marketing to sell towns and regions - John Robert Gold, Stephen V. Ward c1994

      Book Further reading Gruffudd, P. (1994) Selling the countryside: representations of rural Britain, in J. Gold and S.V. Ward (eds) Place promotion: the use of publicity and marketing to sell towns and regions, Chichester: Wiley, pp.247-263.

    3. In search of Wales: travel writing and narratives of difference, 1918–50 - Pyrs Gruffudd, David T Herbert, Angela Piccini 10/2000

      Article 

    4. The Battle of Butlin's: Vulgarity and Virtue on the North Wales Coast, 1939–49 - PYRS GRUFFUDD 2010-4

      Article Further reading Gruffudd, P. (2010) “The Battle of Butlin's: Vulgarity and Virtue on the North Wales Coast, 1939–49”, Rural History, 21(1), 75-95. Englishness: politics and culture, 1880-1920

    5. The Manchester Rambler’: Ewan Maccoll and the 1932 mass trespass

      Document Further reading Harker, B. (2005) ‘The Manchester Rambler’: Ewan Maccoll and the 1932 mass trespass, History Workshop Journal, 59, pp.219–228.

    6. The 'Nature' and 'Art' of Shell Advertising in the Early 1930s - John Hewitt 1992

      Article Further reading Hewitt, J. (1992) The ‘nature’ and ‘art’ of Shell advertising in the early 1930s, Journal of Design History, 5(2), pp.121-13

    7. Englishness: politics and culture 1880-1920 - Robert Colls, Philip Dodd c1986

      Book Further reading Howkins, A. (1986) The discovery of rural England, in R. Colls and P. Dodd (eds) Englishness: politics and culture, 1880-1920, London: Croom Helm, pp.62-88.

    8. Car culture and countryside change - Mark Liniado, National Trust 1996

      Book Further reading (especially chapters 2 and 3).

    9. Class, culture and social change: a new view of the 1930s - Frank Gloversmith 1980

      Book Further reading Lowerson, J. (1980) Battles for the countryside, in F. Gloversmith (ed.) Class, culture and social change, Brighton: Harvester Wheatsheaf.

    10. Mapping the subject: geographies of cultural transformation - Steve Pile, N. J. Thrift 1995

      Book Further reading Matless, D. (1995) ‘The art of right living’: landscape and citizenship 1918-39, in S. Pile and N. Thrift (eds.) Mapping the subject, London: Routledge.

    11. Moral geographies of english landscape - David Matless 07/1997

      Article Further reading

    12. Landscape and Englishness - David Matless 1998 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading Chapter 2

    13. Bodies of nature - Phil Macnaghten, John Urry, ebrary, Inc 2001 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading Matless, D. (2000) Action and noise over a hundred years: the making of a nature region, in P. Macnaghten and J. Urry (eds) Bodies of nature, London: Sage.

    14. Driving spaces: a cultural-historical geography of England's M1 motorway - Peter Merriman, Royal Geographical Society (with The Institute of British Geographers) 2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading parts of chapters 2 and 5

    15. In search of Wales - H. V. Morton 1986

      Book Further reading

    16. The car and British society: class, gender and motoring, 1896-1939 - Sean O'Connell 1998

      Book Essential especially chapter 3

    17. Rights of way: policy culture and management - Charles Watkins 1996

      Book Further reading Revill, G. and Watkins, C. (1996) Educated access: interpreting Forestry Commission forest park guides, in C. Watkins (ed.) Rights of way, London: Pinter, pp.100–128

    18. Rights of way: policy culture and management - Charles Watkins 1996

      Book Further reading Roscoe, B. (1996) ‘Bradford-on-Avon but Shell on the road’: the heyday of motor touring through Britain’s countryside, in C. Watkins (ed.) Rights of way, London: Pinter, pp.89-99.

    19. A claim on the countryside: a history of the British outdoor movement - Harvey Taylor 1997 (various printings)

      Book Further reading especially chapter 7

    20. Managing the body: beauty, health, and fitness in Britain, 1880-1939 - Ina Zweiniger-Bargielowska 2010

      Book Further reading especially chapter 7

  7. Week 6: War and reconstruction: from bomb sites to new towns, 1939-1970 30 items
    1. London Underground: a cultural geography - David Ashford 2013

      Book Further reading (especially chapter 5: on tube sheltyer images of Brandt and Moore).

    2. Building the post-war world: modern architecture and reconstruction in Britain - Nicholas Bullock 2002

      Book Further reading selected parts

    3. "The autobiography of a nation": the 1951 Festival of Britain - Becky Conekin 2003

      Book Further reading

    4. Moments of modernity: reconstructing Britain 1945-1964 - Becky Conekin, Frank Mort, Chris Waters 1999

      Book Further reading Especially chapter 9

    5. The Cambridge guide to the arts in Britain: Vol.9: Since the Second World War - Boris Ford 1988

      Book Further reading includes chapters on new towns, architecture, housing

    6. Tower block: modern public housing in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland - Miles Glendinning, Stefan Muthesius 1994

      Book Further reading

    7. The practice of modernism: modern architects and urban transformation, 1954-1972 - John Robert Gold 2007

      Book Further reading

    8. Reach for the sky: the air and English cultural nationalism - Pyrs Gruffudd 06/1991

      Article Further reading

    9. Never again: Britain 1945-1951 - Peter Hennessy 2006

      Book Essential

    10. The spiv and the architect: unruly life in postwar London - Richard Quentin Donald Hornsey, ebrary, Inc c2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading (especially chapter 1: Reconstructing everyday life).

    11. Landscape and Englishness - David Matless 1998 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading Chapters 5,6,7 and 8

    12. Recording Britain: a pictorial domesday of pre-war Britain - David Mellor, Gill Saunders, Patrick Wright, Victoria and Albert Museum 1990

      Book Further reading

    13. Geographies of British modernity: space and society in the twentieth century - David Gilbert, David Matless, Brian Short c2003

      Book Further reading Merriman, P. (2003) ‘A power for good or evil’: geographies of the M1 in late-fifties Britain, in D. Gilbert, D. Matless and B. Short (eds.) Geographies of British modernity: space and society in the Twentieth Century, Oxford: Blackwell, pp.115-131.

    14. Driving spaces: a cultural-historical geography of England's M1 motorway - Peter Merriman, Royal Geographical Society (with The Institute of British Geographers) 2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading chapters 3, 4, 5

    15. The Appreciation of Ruins in Blitz-Era London - Mark B. Pohlad 11/2005

      Article Further reading

    16. Art & the 60s: this was tomorrow - Chris Stephens, Katharine Stout, Barry Curtis, Lizzie Carey-Thomas c2004

      Book Further reading

    17. A dream of England: landscape, photography and the tourist's imagination - John Taylor c1994

      Book Further reading Chapter 6

  8. Week 7: Reactions to British modernity 1: Britishness, dissidence, trans-national cultures and exclusion 66 items
    1. Dissidence, the working-class and youth cultures 48 items
      1. England is Mine: Pop Life in Albion from Wilde to Goldie - Michael Bracewell 2009

        Book Further reading

      2. Mapping the Modern City: Alan Sillitoe's Nottingham Novels - Stephen Daniels and Simon Rycroft 1993

        Article Further reading

      3. Landscape and stories in 1960s British realism - T. Lovell 01/12/1990

        Article Further reading (also reprinted in A. Higson (ed.)(1996) Dissolving views, London: Cassell).

      4. Class, culture and social change: a new view of the 1930s - Frank Gloversmith 1980

        Book Further reading Lowerson, J. (1980) Battles for the countryside, in F. Gloversmith (ed.) Class, culture and social change, Brighton: Harvester Wheatsheaf.

      5. Absolute beginners - Colin MacInnes 1980

        Book Further reading

      6. The geographies of Swinging London - Simon Rycroft 10/2002

        Article Further reading

      7. England's dreaming: Sex Pistols and punk rock - Jon Savage 2005

        Book Essential

      8. The England's dreaming tapes - Jon Savage, ebrary, Inc 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Further reading interviews with key punk figures, especially chapter 4 on city, 5 on suburbia, and 10 on Jubilee

      9. A dream of England: landscape, photography and the tourist's imagination - John Taylor c1994

        Book Further reading chapter 5: documentary raids and rebuffs

      10. Many of the films and plays discussed by Higson, Lovell, and Daniels and Rycroft are held on video, DVD or as books/plays in the library: e.g. Saturday night and Sunday morning, A taste of honey, Room at the top, This Sporting Life, Lucky Jim etc….

      11. Saturday night and Sunday morning - Alan Sillitoe, Karel Reisz 1998 (videorecording)

        Audio-visual document 

      12. Saturday night and Sunday morning - Alan Sillitoe, Karel Reisz 2011 (videorecording)

        Audio-visual document 

      13. This sporting life - David Storey 2008 (videorecording)

        Audio-visual document 

      14. A taste of honey - Shelagh Delaney, Tony Richardson, Rita Tushingham, Dora Bryan c2002 (videorecording)

        Audio-visual document 

      15. Nationalist and anti-imperial counter-currents 16 items
        1. Place promotion: the use of publicity and marketing to sell towns and regions - John Robert Gold, Stephen V. Ward c1994

          Book Further reading Gruffudd, P. (1994) Selling the countryside: representations of rural Britain, in J. Gold and S.V. Ward (eds) Place promotion: the use of publicity and marketing to sell towns and regions, Chichester: Wiley, pp.247-263.

        2. In search of Wales: travel writing and narratives of difference, 1918–50 - Pyrs Gruffudd, David T Herbert, Angela Piccini 10/2000

          Article 

        3. Celtic geographies: old culture, new times - David Harvey 2002

          Book Further reading

        4. Wales since 1939 - Martin Johnes 2012

          Book Further reading

        5. Placing and scaling the nation - Rhys Jones, Carwyn Fowler 2007

          Article 

        6. Placing the nation: Aberystwyth and the reproduction of Welsh nationalism - Rhys Jones, Carwyn Fowler 2008

          Book Further reading

        7. Geographies of British modernity: space and society in the twentieth century - David Gilbert, David Matless, Brian Short c2003

          Book Further reading Kearns, G. (2003) Nation, empire and cosmopolis: Ireland and the break with Britain, in D. Gilbert, D. Matless and B. Short (eds.) Geographies of British modernity: space and society in the Twentieth Century, Oxford: Blackwell, pp.204-228.

        8. 'Eu hiaith a gadwant' ?: y Gymraeg yn yr ugeinfed ganrif - Geraint H. Jenkins, Mari A. Williams 2000

          Book Further reading Phillips, D. (2000) Hanes Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg 1962-1998, yn Geraint H. Jenkins a Mari A. Williams (gol.) 'Eu hiaith a gadwant'?: y Gymraeg yn yr ugeinfed ganrif, Caerdydd : Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru, 445-471.

        9. Let's do our best for the ancient tongue: the Welsh language in the twentieth century - Mari A. Williams, Geraint H. Jenkins, NetLibrary, Inc 2000 (electronic resource)

          Book Further reading Phillips, D. (2000) The history of the Welsh Language Society, in Geraint H. Jenkins and Mari A. Williams (eds) ‘Let's do our best for the ancient tongue': the Welsh language in the twentieth century, Cardiff: University of Wales Press, pp. 463-489.

        10. The Welsh extremist: modern Welsh politics, literature and society - Ned Thomas 1991

          Book Further reading other editions also available

      16. Trans-national landscapes, exclusions and ‘othering’ 14 items
        1. Black Britain: a photographic history - Paul Gilroy, Stuart Hall, Getty Images, Inc 2007

          Book Further reading

        2. The spiv and the architect: unruly life in postwar London - Richard Quentin Donald Hornsey, ebrary, Inc c2010 (electronic resource)

          Book Further reading especially: Introduction and chapter 2

        3. Whitewashing Britain: race and citizenship in the postwar era - Kathleen Paul 1997

          Book Further reading especially chapters on West Indian migration and Irish migration

        4. The Sin of Transgression - David Sibley 1994

          Article 

        5. A dream of England: landscape, photography and the tourist's imagination - John Taylor c1994

          Book Further reading chapters 8 and 9

        6. Fear in paradise: The affective registers of the English Lake District landscape re-visited

          Document Further reading Tolia-Kelly, D. P. (2007) ‘Fear in paradise: The affective registers of the English Lake District landscape re-visited’. Senses and Society, 2, pp.329-351 (available at Durham Research online).

        7. Landscape, race, and memory: material ecologies of citzenship - Divya Praful Tolia-Kelly, ebrary, Inc 2010 (electronic resource)

          Book Further reading

        8. Mapping homosexual London: the Wolfenden Committee on homosexual offences and prostitution 1954-57 - Frank Mort 1999

          Article  A digitised copy of this article is available on blackboard.

    2. Week 8: Reactions to British modernity 2: ‘Anti-modern’ sentiments 17 items
      1. The rape of Britain - Colin Amery, Dan Cruickshank 1975

        Book Further reading

      2. The imagined village: culture, ideology and the English folk revival - Georgina Boyes 2010

        Book Further reading

      3. Twyford Down: roads, campaigning and environmental law - Barbara Bryant, Graham Anderson, Peter Kunzlik, Jonathon Porritt 1996 (electronic resource)

        Book Further reading

      4. Tower block: modern public housing in England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland - Miles Glendinning, Stefan Muthesius 1994

        Book Further reading

      5. The making of the English landscape - W. G. Hoskins 1955 (various printings)

        Book Further reading chapter 10: The landscape today

      6. Promising the earth - Bobby Lamb, Friends of the Earth 1996

        Book Further reading see especially, chronology and appendix

      7. Senseless acts of beauty: cultures of resistance since the sixties - George McKay 1996

        Book Essential especially chapters 1,2 and 5

      8. Landscape and Englishness - David Matless 1998 (electronic resource)

        Book Further reading chapters 3 and 4, on organicism

      9. Driving spaces: a cultural-historical geography of England's M1 motorway - Peter Merriman, Royal Geographical Society (with The Institute of British Geographers) 2007 (electronic resource)

        Book Further reading chapter 6

      10. The heroic period of conservation - Twentieth Century Society (London, England) 2004

        Book Further reading see especially pp.7-18 by Alan Powers, pp.147-156 by Kenneth Powell

      11. Fantasy, the bomb, and the greening of Britain: romantic protest, 1945-1980 - Meredith Veldman 1994

        Book Further reading Part II: on CND; Part III on the green moveme

      12. Earth First! and the anti-roads movement: radical environmentalism and comparative social movements - Derek Wall, ebrary, Inc 1999 (electronic resource)

        Book Further reading especially chapters 2, 4

      13. The village that died for England: the strange story of Tyneham - Patrick Wright c1995 (1996 printing)

        Book Further reading Chapters 12 and 13

  9. Week 9: Postmodern landscapes? Britain, 1970-Now 30 items
    1. Non-places: introduction to an anthropology of supermodernity - Marc Augé 1995

      Book Further reading

    2. Visions of England: class and culture in contemporary cinema - Paul Dave, ebrary, Inc 2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading including chapter 6 on Patrick Keiller; Chapter 7 on peculiar capitalism

    3. The condition of postmodernity: an enquiry into the origins of cultural change - David Harvey 1989 (various printings)

      Book Further reading chapters 3, 4 & 6

    4. Geographies of British modernity: space and society in the twentieth century - David Gilbert, David Matless, Brian Short c2003

      Book Further reading

    5. Driving spaces: a cultural-historical geography of England's M1 motorway - Peter Merriman, Royal Geographical Society (with The Institute of British Geographers) 2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading Chapter 6

    6. Geographies of global change: remapping the world - R. J. Johnston, Peter J. Taylor, Michael J. Watts 2002

      Book Further reading Thrift, N. (1995) A hyperactive world, in R.J. Johnston, P.J. Taylor and M.J. Watts (eds.) Geographies of global change, Oxford: Blackwell, pp.18-35.

    7. On living in an old country: the national past in contemporary Britain - Patrick Wright, Andrzej Krauze 1985 (1991 printing)

      Book Essential Especially chapter 2

    8. Postmodern landscapes 23 items
      1. Signs of the times: a portrait of the nation's tastes - Nicholas Barker, Martin Parr 1992

        Book Further reading

      2. British cinema, past and present - Justine Ashby, Andrew Higson 2000 (electronic resource)

        Book Further reading Dave, P. (2000) Representations of capitalism, history and nation in the work of Patrick Keiller, in J. Ashby and A. Higson (eds) British Cinema, Past and Present, London: Routledge.

      3. Martin Parr's Suburban Vision - Stephen Dawber 05/2004

        Article Further reading

      4. Defamiliarizing the Mundane Roadscape - T. Edensor 01/05/2003

        Article Further reading

      5. Industrial ruins: spaces, aesthetics, and materiality - Tim Edensor, ebrary, Inc c2005 (electronic resource)

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      6. Julian Opie: JO - Mary Horlock, Julian Opie 2004

        Book Further reading especially last section/chapte

      7. Marc Auge on Space, Place and Non-Places | Peter Merriman - Academia.edu

        Webpage Further reading Merriman, P. (2009) Marc Augé on space, place and non-place, Irish Journal of French Studies, 9, pp.9-29

      8. Shopping, place, and identity - Daniel Miller 1998 (2005 printing)

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      9. Think of England - Martin Parr 2000

        Book Further reading

      10. Martin Parr - Val Williams 2004

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      11. Robinson in space: and a conversation with Patrick Wright - Patrick Keiller 1999

        Book Further reading

      12. London / Robinson in Space - Patrick Keiller 2005 (videorecording)

        Audio-visual document 

      13. Heritage and nostalgia 6 items
        1. The heritage industry: Britain in a climate of decline - Robert Hewison 1987

          Book Further reading

        2. Images of change: an archaeology of England's contemporary landscape - Sefryn Penrose, English Heritage 2007

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        3. A change of heart: English architecture since the War : a policy for protection - Royal Commission on Historical Monuments (England), English Heritage, Royal College of Art (Great Britain) 1992

          Book Further reading

        4. Theatres of memory: Volume 1: Past and present in contemporary culture - Raphael Samuel 1994

          Book Further reading especially parts III and IV

      14. The production of mobilities - Tim Cresswell 2001

        Article  A digitised copy of this article is available on Blackboard