By Susan D. Pennybacker
Pennybacker's social historical past assessments the imaginative and prescient of London Progressivism opposed to its practitioners' accomplishments. She argues that the old reminiscence of the hopes encouraged via LCC fulfillment and the disillusions spawned by means of failure, are powerful forces in present day deeply ambivalent responses to metropolitan politics in London. The `new women', bohemian London, scandal within the construction undefined, midwifery, accommodation homes, kid's provision and the track corridor have been all provocative concerns in LCC paintings. Their tale richly inspires existence within the turn-of-the-century city and illustrates the complexities of `municipal socialism'.
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A Vision for London, 1889-1914: labour, everyday life and the LCC experiment by Susan D. Pennybacker