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082 04 720.9421|221 
245 00 London suburbs. 
263    9905. 
264  1 London :|bMerrell Holberton,|c1999. 
300    240 pages :|billustrations (some colour), maps ;|c27 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
505 00 |tIntroduction: The Quality of the London Suburb / 
       |rAndrew Saint|g9 --|gChapter 1|tFrom Aristocratic Ideal 
       to Middle-Class Idyll: 1690-1840 / |rChris Miele|g31 --
       |gChapter 2|tInfinite Variety in Brick and Stucco: 1840-
       1914 / |rSusie Barson|g61 --|gChapter 3|tBetween the Wars:
       1914-1940 / |rRoger Bowdler|g103 --|gChapter 4|tRoad to 
       Subtopia: 1940 to the present / |rElain Harwood|g131 --
       |gChapter 5|tPlace of Conservation / |rEddie Booth|g163 --
520    Everyone has an idea of the suburb, can recognize and feel
       his or her version of the thing. At that point unanimity 
       ends. The suburb has meant different things at different 
       times to different people. Refuge for the riffraff beyond 
       the confines of the ancient or medieval city; haven for 
       the family, idyll of comfort, safety, ordinariness and 
       respectability; picturesque medley of half-grasped 
       building styles and over-foliaged gardens; place and space
       without definition or feeling, sandwiched between the 
       sincerity of the countryside and the vitality of the city;
       focus for the independent and private way most people now 
       live and want to live. All these perspectives of the 
       suburb have their legitimacy and tell some part of the 
520 80 The suburb also has a fabric, a real form and an 
       architectural character. It is this heritage of the 
       dynamic and fascinating story of London's suburban 
       expansion, the complex result of chance, planning, 
       geography, transport innovations and architects' ideas, 
       that forms the subject of this book. From the devastating 
       events that marked the beginning of London's suburban 
       development -- the Great Plague in 1665 and the Great Fire
       in 1666, encouraging the search for greater safety and 
       tranquillity beyond the city centre -- right up to the 
       present, this book charts the many stages of London's 
       outward growth, the imposition or the trickle-down of 
       social and architectural ideas, its history of individual 
       and public initiatives, its inner and outer rings, 
       villages, centres and districts. 
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