Building Jerusalem : The Rise and Fall of the Victorian City by Tristram Hunt 9780141990125

Building Jerusalem : The Rise and Fall of the Victorian City

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Delve into the captivating story of Britain's greatest civic renaissance during the Victorian era with Tristram Hunt's "Building Jerusalem: The Rise and Fall of the Victorian City." This meticulously researched historical account unveils the controversies, visions, and ambitions that shaped the rise of great Victorian cities. From the grand architectural marvels to the gritty realities of urban life, Hunt weaves a rich tapestry that transports readers into the heart of a transformative era.

Tristram Hunt, a renowned historian and former politician, brings his expertise and passion to this compelling exploration of Victorian urban development. With a keen eye for detail and a talent for storytelling, Hunt unravels the complex threads that intertwined to create these iconic cities. From the visionary minds of urban planners and architects to the struggles of the working class, this book offers a multifaceted perspective on a pivotal period in Britain's history.

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