By Susan D. Pennybacker
Pennybacker's social background checks the imaginative and prescient of London Progressivism opposed to its practitioners' accomplishments. She argues that the old reminiscence of the hopes encouraged through LCC success and the disillusions spawned by way of failure, are effective forces in latest deeply ambivalent responses to metropolitan politics in London. The `new women', bohemian London, scandal within the development undefined, midwifery, accommodation homes, kid's provision and the track corridor have been all provocative matters in LCC paintings. Their tale richly inspires lifestyles 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