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Death and the Metropolis

Studies in the Demographic History of London, 16701830 (Cambridge Studies in Population, Economy and Society in Past Time)

by John Landers

  • 378 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Population & demography,
  • Social history,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • Sociology,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • London, Greater London,
  • Demography,
  • Western Europe - General,
  • History / Great Britain,
  • History-Western Europe - General,
  • Mortality--England--London--History,
  • Mortality--England--London--History Mortality,
  • Social Science / Demography,
  • England,
  • Family reconstitution,
  • London,
  • Mortality

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages433
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7714515M
    ISBN 10052102854X
    ISBN 109780521028547

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By implication at least, it was nutritionally determined resistance to infection which was the most important proximate determinant of mortality, and the socioeconomic component of a demographic regime could, in large measure, be summed up under the heading of diet, its quantity Death and the Metropolis - by John Landers July (Wrigley b) – but the book's importance was not simply that it filled an empirical gap in our knowledge of England's demographic history, however valuable such an achievement may have been in itself.

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In this delightful book, the nine-year-old narrator’s father has died. Her life changes when a new boy, a Syrian refugee named Ahmet joins her class.

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After Fredersen leaves, Freder reaches for a piece of paper on his side table, a note from Rotwang for his father. The scene shifts and we see a large party, thrown by Rotwang to display his new robotic invention. Men in tuxedos stand around talking, while nearby, a large bowl-like structure, surrounded by scantily clad black men, opens up and reveals the robot Maria, who emerges The controlling metaphor, “The Metropolis of Death” is difficult to fathom and yet it permeates the entire book.

For example, at one point Kulka “describes” a “public execution” in Auschwitz and his overwhelming experience of the perplexing order of that “Metropolis”: Metropolis is the 14th and final book in the Bernie Gunther series, and the last by Philip Kerr who died of cancer last year.

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Metropolis shows once again why Philip Kerr was one of the most talented novelists of his generation, and his final novel is one his fans won't soon forget."--The Real Book Spy "Berlin during the time of the Third Reich's reign is a perfect location to spotlight desperation, suspense, and death.

Philip Kerr mastered both his plots and his  › Books › Mystery, Thriller & Suspense › Thrillers & Suspense.I t is probably a bad habit to read the end of a book first, but in this case it is irresistible. In the opening two paragraphs of Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death Otto Dov Kulka, an year   Book Review: Death and the Metropolis: Studies in the Demographic History of London, Graham Mooney.

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