Sökning: "urban history"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 207 avhandlingar innehållade orden urban history.

  1. 1. Constructing a Pipe-Bound City : A History of Water Supply, Sewerage, and Excreta Removal in Norrköping and Linköping, Sweden, 1860-1910

    Författare :Jonas Hallström; Jan-Olof Drangert; Marie C. Nelson; Linköpings universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; water supply; sewerage; waste disposal; actor-network theory; urban history; environmental history; history of technology; history of public health; vatten och avlopp; vattenförsörjning; avfallshantering; hitstoria; Sverige; History; Historia;

    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. 2. Tidigmodern tid : Den sociala tidens roll i fyra lokalsamhällen 1650-1730 : [the role of social time in four local communities 1650-1730]

    Författare :Henrik Ågren; Stellan Dahlgren; Peter Englund; Lennart Lundmark; Anders Florén; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; bureaucratisation; early modern state; Lagunda; local history; Sala; silver mining; social interaction; social time; time geography; time-reckoning; Uppsala; urban history; Historia; History subjects; Historieämnen; Historia; History;

    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. 3. Föreställningar om den urbana världen : Identitetsaspekter i svensk stadsbild med exemplet Helsingborg 1903-1955

    Författare :Henrik Widmark; Hedvig Brander Jonsson; Ola Wetterberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Art history; Architecture; City planning; Heritage; Preservation; Spatial practices; Visual practices; Representations of Space; Urban culture; History; Memory; Modernity; Dominant urban identity; City space; Public art; Konstvetenskap; Gregor Paulsson; Helsingborg;

    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

  4. 4. Water for a few : a history of urban water and sanitation in East Africa

    Författare :David Nilsson; Arne Kaijser; Gunilla Andrae; KTH; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; urban water; urban sanitation; urban history; development studies; African history; environmental history; large technical systems; socio-technical systems; institutional change; public service; History of technology; Teknikhistoria;

    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

  5. 5. Den ekonomiska staden : Stadsplanering i Stockholm under senare hälften av 1800-talet

    Författare :Hossein Sheiban; Martin Åberg; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; modern urban planning; economic discourse; public intervention; capitalism; civil society; municipality; social constructionism; working class housing question; self-help housing; home ownership; housing and property owners; economic sphere; politics; social question; urban history; Stockholm; History; Historia;

    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