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The experience of suburban modernityHow private transport changed interwar London$
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Michael John Law

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780719089190

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2015

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719089190.001.0001

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Modern Marvels

Modern Marvels

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(p.207) 11 Modern Marvels
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The experience of suburban modernity
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Michael John Law

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Manchester University Press
DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719089190.003.0011

This concluding chapter shows how using private transport in inter-war suburban London amounted to a condition of suburban modernity through time/space compression, the conjunction of excitement and danger and in the remaking of suburban space. This modernity is shown to be based around new middle-class mobilities and consumerism.

Keywords:   London, Suburbia, Inter-war, Modernity

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