Download PDF by Paul O'Leary: Claiming the Streets: Processions and Urban Culture in South

By Paul O'Leary

highway processions have been a defining characteristic of lifestyles within the Victorian city. They have been varied in personality and happened on a regular basis all year long in all cities. They supplied possibilities for women and men to reveal themselves in public, sporting banners and flags and followed by means of musical bands. a lot of the background of nineteenth-century Wales has been written round political demonstrations and rebel, yet this ebook examines how city groups in Victorian Wales created inclusive civic identities by utilizing the streets for peaceable processions.

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