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English Women and the Late-Nineteenth Century Open Space Movement

Curtis, Robyn


During the second half of the nineteenth century, England became the most industrialised and urbanised nation on earth. An expanding population and growing manufacturing drove development on any available space. Yet this same period saw the origins of a movement that would lead to the preservation and creation of green open spaces across the country. Beginning in 1865, social reforming groups sought to stop the sale and development of open spaces near...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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