Sökning: "urban history"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 207 avhandlingar innehållade orden urban history.
1. Constructing a Pipe-Bound City : A History of Water Supply, Sewerage, and Excreta Removal in Norrköping and Linköping, Sweden, 1860-1910
Sammanfattning : In the mid- to late 19th century, modern pipe-bound water and sewer systems proliferated in European cities, a development that has sometimes been regarded as a necessary result of a sanitary awakening and the progress of science and technology. By analyzing the introduction and subsequent expansion of water, sewerage, and excreta collection on the local level, in the Swedish cities Norrköping and Linköping, this oversimplified picture is questioned. LÄS MER
2. Tidigmodern tid : Den sociala tidens roll i fyra lokalsamhällen 1650-1730 : [the role of social time in four local communities 1650-1730]
Sammanfattning : This dissertation examines how time-reckoning was used in Swedish courts in the early modem period. The theoretical foundation is that the need for people to coordinate in time becomes more important the larger and more complicated the social context is. LÄS MER
3. Föreställningar om den urbana världen : Identitetsaspekter i svensk stadsbild med exemplet Helsingborg 1903-1955
Sammanfattning : This thesis examines the subject of dominant local identities and the construction of urban representations in Sweden 1903-1955, as articulated in the city Helsingborg. The main focus falls on architecture, city planning and visual practices as means of establishing an urban identity. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This licentiate thesis describes and analyses the modern history of the socio-technical systems for urban water supply and sanitation in East Africa with focus on Uganda and Kenya. The key objective of the thesis is to evaluate to what extent the historic processes frame and influence the water and sanitation services sectors in these countries today. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This thesis explores the emergence and development of modern urban planning in Stockholm during the second half of the nineteenth century. Three structures are focused on. LÄS MER