Nights in the big city paris berlin london 1840 1930 second edition topographics second edition. The european city was transformed when public lighting was introduced in the last century and night life was made possible for the first time this is an investigation of the various aspects of paris berlin london and their inhabitants at night between 1840 and 1930 it deals with topical issues such as crime in the city urban improvement and the predicament of women by day the author . This elegantly written book describes the changes in the perception and experience of the night in three great european cities paris berlin and london. Nights in the big city paris berlin london 1840 1930 joachim schlor home worldcat home about worldcat help search search for library items search for lists search for contacts search for a library create lists bibliographies and reviews or search worldcat find items in libraries near you . This book describes the evolving perception and experience of the night in three great european cities paris berlin and london as joachim schlor shows the lighting up of the european city by gas and electricity in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries brought about a new relationship with the night for both those who toiled at work
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