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London Caffs

Author : Edwin Heathcote
ISBN : UOM:39015060602466
Genre : Architecture
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From the 1940s to the 1960s, London catering was taken over by waves of (often Italian) immigrants. The boom coincided with the first wave of interest in modern design in Britain, inspired by the Festival of Britain. New materials including vinyl and formica, found their way into the new workers' caffs along with gleaming chrome machinery to produce 'frothy coffee' and huge quantities of tea. London Caffs is a document of a fast-disappearing London archetype, the workers' caff, or greasy spoon. It features over thirty establishments with original contemporary fittings, which are still functioning today. The book is lavishly illustrated with evocative photography, specially commissioned from architectural photographer Sue Barr. Each caff is accompanied by anecdotal texts, which pick up on atmosphere and context, as well as design details. Under each entry, the address and nearest tube of the caff is listed, providing an essential guide to the best caffs in London. The scene is set by Edwin Heathcote in the introduction, where he examines the phenomenon of the caff and why it has constituted such a pivotal space in London life.

City Street And Citizen

Author : Suzanne Hall
ISBN : 9781136310614
Genre : Social Science
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How can we learn from a multicultural society if we don’t know how to recognise it? The contemporary city is more than ever a space for the intense convergence of diverse individuals who shift in and out of its urban terrains. The city street is perhaps the most prosaic of the city’s public parts, allowing us a view of the very ordinary practices of life and livelihoods. By attending to the expressions of conviviality and contestation, ‘City, Street and Citizen’ offers an alternative notion of ‘multiculturalism’ away from the ideological frame of nation, and away from the moral imperative of community. This book offers to the reader an account of the lived realities of allegiance, participation and belonging from the base of a multi-ethnic street in south London. ‘City, Street and Citizen’ focuses on the question of whether local life is significant for how individuals develop skills to live with urban change and cultural and ethnic diversity. To animate this question, Hall has turned to a city street and its dimensions of regularity and propinquity to explore interactions in the small shop spaces along the Walworth Road. The city street constitutes exchange, and as such it provides us with a useful space to consider the broader social and political significance of contact in the day-to-day life of multicultural cities. Grounded in an ethnographic approach, this book will be of interest to academics and students in the fields of sociology, global urbanisation, migration and ethnicity as well as being relevant to politicians, policy makers, urban designers and architects involved in cultural diversity, public space and street based economies.

Made In Europe

Author : Klaus Nathaus
ISBN : 9781317637424
Genre : History
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This edited collection studies the production and dissemination of popular music, tourism, cinema, fashion, broadcasting programmes, advertising and coffee in Western Europe in the twentieth century. Focussing on the supply side of popular culture, it addresses a field of study that is neglected in European historiography. Moreover, it provides a theoretical and methodological discussion that takes into account the inherent dynamics of content production and the role of cultural intermediaries in the change of cultural repertoires. Taking key developments in the culture industries in the USA as a point of reference, the book highlights particularities of cultural production in Europe. It identifies a greater autonomy of creatives, stronger influence of critics and a lesser concern with audience research as three characteristics of the production regime in Western Europe. It takes into view the transfer of popular culture across the Atlantic and between European countries and offers new insights into research on the cultural Americanisation of Europe. This book was originally published as a special issue of the European Review of History.

I Must Confess

Author : Rupert Smith
ISBN : 9781573448482
Genre : Fiction
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A stinging satire of tell-all showbiz memoirs starring a self-deluded gay icon who has managed to ride every pop culture trend of the last forty years. Marc LeJeune has had a remarkable career in the entertainment business. Despite the carping of critics, cruel twists of fate, and the treachery of former friends who were blind to his exceptional dramatic and musical talents, he has remained true to his unique artistic vision. From his early days as the face of Swinging London, to the late 1960s avant garde theater scene, through the sexually liberated cinema of the 1970s, to his current status as a much-loved household name and TV favorite, he tells all in this, his own astonishing story. Through this fabulous parody of the showbiz confession, Rupert Smith has created a witty and scathing satire of popular culture and entertainment over the last forty years. Marc LeJeune is a brilliant comic creation, inspired by Smith's many years of interviewing celebrities for Time Out and writing about showbiz in The Guardian (U.K.).

New London Interiors

Author : Kieran Long
ISBN : 1858942373
Genre : Architecture
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As London has discovered a more urbane attitude to interiors, a wealth of designers and architects has begun a revolution in the treatment of the capital's interior spaces. New London Interiors brings together the best work of the new millenium - including houses, apartments, restaurants, bars, museums, art galleries, theatres, cinemas, boutiques, salons, gyms, and even schools, colleges and offices - and shows how interiors are the springboard for some of Britain's brightest architectural talents, and a field that engages some world-renowned names. Critical texts by architecture critic Kieran Long evaluate the projects in the context of design, architecture, materials and fashion to create an absorbing snapshot of the state of contemporary interior design.

Insight Guides Explore London

Author : Insight Guides
ISBN : 9781780057071
Genre : Travel
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One of the most exciting and dynamic world cities, London is an extraordinary megalopolis, packed with both historic and cutting-edge attractions. Explore London is a brand new guide and the ideal pocket companion for your trip: a full-colour guide containing 20 easy-to-follow routes around the city, from buzzy Soho and the South Bank's theatrical landmarks to Kensington's great museums and the Tower of London. Insight's trademark cultural coverage sets the routes in context, with introductions to the capital's varied dining scene, world-class shopping and entertainment, and key historical dates. Each walk through the streets of London guides you through the neighbourhood, showing you its major attractions and hidden corners, with plenty of suggestions for the best pubs and restaurants along the way. The directory section contains a wealth of practical information, including even more restaurant recommendations and a range of carefully selected hotels to suit all budgets. All routes are plotted on the useful pull-out map, and evocative photography brings the city to life. Whether you are new to the city or a repeat visitor, and however long your stay, Explore London will help you uncover the very best of this powerhouse capital city.

Time Out Cheap Eats In London

Author : Time Out Guides Ltd
ISBN : 1904978401
Genre : Travel
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With more than 700 reviews of the best-value restaurants, cafes, and pubs in town, this completely updated edition contains ideas for low-cost meals, ranging across the spectacular diversity of cuisines found in this most cosmopolitan metropolis. Maps & color photos.

The British National Bibliography

Author : Arthur James Wells
ISBN : UOM:39015066099196
Genre : Bibliography, National
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ISBN : UVA:X006169099
Genre : Architecture
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Fodor S Affordable Great Britain

Author : David Low
ISBN : 0679029672
Genre : Travel
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Offers advice on planning a trip to Great Britain, recommends inexpensive hotels and restaurants, and suggests tours arranged around public transportation

Fodor S 1992 Affordable Great Britain

Author : Fodor's Travel Publications, Inc. Staff
ISBN : 067902140X
Genre : Great Britain
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London Society

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ISBN : OXFORD:555031358
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Time Out Cheap Eats In London

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ISBN : 0141013370
Genre : Travel
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This is a guide to eating out in London on a budget. The criterion is that you should be able to get a two-course meal (or ethnic equivalent) with a drink and service for under u20. The guide includes around 500 restaurants, all with full reviews and listings details. The guide is arranged by area (though with cuisine and alphabetical indexes), allowing budget diners to easily locate the best places to eat wherever they are in the city. In addition to the top cheap eateries, the guide includes details of the usually more pricey restaurants that offer great value deals at certain times of the day."

Backpackers Hitch Hikers Guide To Europe Scandinavia Iceland Eastern Europe Morocco North Africa Turkey The Middle East

Author : Ken Welsh
ISBN : UOM:39015008045463
Genre : Africa, North
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The New Europe

Author : Valentina Croci
ISBN : UOM:39015064900791
Genre : Architecture
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Editorial (Helen Castle). Introduction: New Europe: Place(s) Without a Sense of Place? (Valentina Croci). Cyprus: Nicosia and its d-Visions (Christos Hadjichristos). Latvia: The Future in Riga's Past (Janis Lejnieks). Identity Game: Czech and Slovak Architecture Magazines as Travelogues (Maria Topolcanská). Hungary: The Organic and the Rational Traditions (Edwin Heathcote). Slovenia: An Architectural Heritage Moving Forward (Andrej Hrausky). Estonia: The Remarkable Afterlife of the Linnahall Concert Hall (Andres Kurg). Poland: Transforming Factories into Cultural and Educational Facilities (Hubert Trammer). Estonia: Expanding Suburbia - White Neomodernist Villas and Beyond (Andres Kurg). Lithuania: Assembling in Cities (Audrys Karalius). Malta: Housing and Real Estate, 1980-2005 (Lino Bianco). New Polish Architecture - Seeking to Establish Order? (Marta A Urbánska). Slovenia: A New Generation (Miha Desman). Berlin's Empty Heart (Howard Watson). Building Profile District Court of Justice, Katowice (Jeremy Melvin). Book Review Contemporary Architecture in China Compiled (Edward Denison and Guang Yu Ren). Interior Eye Top of the Rock Observatory (Jayne Merkel). Theatre Beyond Child's Play (Howard Watson). Home Run Nile Street: Mixed-Tenure Housing (Bruce Stewart). McLean's Nuggets (Will McLean).

New Statesman

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ISBN : NWU:35556035770452
Genre : Electronic journals
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Time Out London Eating And Drinking

Author : Cathy Phillips
ISBN : 0903446995
Genre : Travel
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Featuring the best dining in every category, from humble to haute, "Time Out London Eating & Drinking" is the most comprehensive guide to London's restaurants and bars, with more than 1200 reviews of pubs, cafes, bistros, and high-end restaurants.

The Time Out London Guide

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ISBN : 0140230300
Genre : London (England)
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The 70s House

Author : David Heathcote
ISBN : UCSD:31822035225051
Genre : Architecture
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Once described as the decade that style forgot, the 1970s has gained a renewed kudos and magnetism in the new millennium. The latest in the 'Interior Angles' series, 'The 70s House' represents a new, exciting treatment of 70s interior design in line with popular culture.

Frommer S England From 60 A Day

Author : Darwin Porter
ISBN : 0028616510
Genre : Travel
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Extensively rewritten this year and boasting 12 new interior maps, "England from $60 a Day" offers readers hundreds of choices for cozy, comfortable accommodations, memorable pubs, and affordable restaurants. Packed with money-saving tips and complete sightseeing information, it's the perfect companion guide to both London and the countryside.

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