Catalogue of Dissertations completed in the School of Historical Studies, University of Leicester



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Catalogue of Dissertations completed in the School of Historical Studies,

University of Leicester
Stored at 5 Salisbury Road

Compiled: 06/05/2015


Contents





Centre for Urban History, M.A. & Ph.D 2

History, M.A., MRes & Ph.D 8

European Urbanisation, M.A. 17

Social History, M.A. 17

Urban Conservation, M.A./ M.Sc. 18

Social Change and Resistance, Department of Geography, M.A. 20


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Centre for Urban History, M.A. & Ph.D





Author

Title of thesis

Degree

Date

Abisror, Arié

Stoneygate: A Leicester Victorian Suburb 1891 - 1914

M.A.

1994

Allman, Matthew J.

A Study Relating to the Town Histories Published During the Nineteenth – Century, with Particular Reference to the East Midland County Towns of Leicester and Nottingham

M.A.

1994

Anagnostopoulos, Aristotelis

Serb Immigrants in Leicester: The EVW Experience

An Oral History Project



M.A.

2002

Angharad, Paul

How the Country Threatened the Town: The Urban Implications of Cattle Plague 1865

M.A.

2005

Aydin, Yahya

The Economic and Social Aspects of the London Docklands Society and the New Transport System of the DLR from 1976 to 1991

M.A.

2013

Bailey, M. L.

Market Harborough in the Early Eighteenth Century

M.A.

1985

Balderstone, Laura

Semi Detached Britain? An Analysis of Social Networks in the Outer Fringe Suburbs of Leicester

M.A.

2005

Bartolome, Maria Gloria Diaz

Cambridge and Salamanca Universities. University Town Development During the Seventeenth Century

M.A.

1999

Baylis, William

From Migrants to Settlers: A Study of Birmingham 1962 – 1967

M.A.

2011

Beach, Marie

Respectable Suburbs: Suburban Development and the Pursuit of Suburban Typology in South Leicestershire, 1870 – 1910

M.A.

1995

Binder, Che Richard

Nottingham: The election of Feargus O’Connor 1847

M.A.

2001

Black, Margaret

Retail Colonisation of Suburban Development

M.A.

2004

Bonomo, Bruno

Home and Social Identities: Middle-class Rome, c. 1945 – 1973

M.A.

2007

Booth, Ralph

The Iconography of an industrial City: Salford through the eyes of L.S. Lowry

M.A.

1997

Boyd, Andrew

The Growth and Development of Tourism in Georgian and Early Victorian Sussex

M.A.

1994

Brain, Deborah

Silk, Soughs and Sunday Schools: Economic Change and its Repercussions within Late Eighteenth Century Derby

M.A.

1995

Bretas Junior, Hevandro Augusto

Infectious Diseases and Preventative Medicine in Victorian Leicester 1851 – 1891

M.A.

1994

Britnell, Tracey

Construction of a Community: The Development of the Mount’s Suburb of Northampton 1870 - 1890

M.A.

1999

Burgess, Richard George

The Right to Buy – A Panacea?

M.A.

1992

Charles, Pratheeba

The Urban Heritage Attractions of the White Cliffs Country, Dover, Deal, and Sandwich: A Representation of the Past in the Present

M.A.




Clements, Helen C.S.

Survival Strategies and Mutual Support Systems: Female Friendly Societies and the Lives of Widows and Spinsters

M.A.

2003

Coates, Ben

The Impact of the English Civil War on the Economy of London, 1642 - 1650

Ph.D

1997

Copper, Simon

Rediscovering the ‘Urban Variable’: The Politics of the Leicester Poor Law Union and the Abolition of the Guardians, 1918 - 1930

M.A.

1996

Cox, Chris

A critical Assessment of the Validity of R.A.W. Rhodes’ ‘power dependence’ theory with reference to Corby and Oundle Councils 1970 - 2000

Ph.D.

2010

Cresswell, Jonathan

Infrastrucural Landscapes of Interwar Britain

M.A.

2009

Crotty, John Patrick

Leicester Fosse: Football – It’s history growth and development within Leicester and Britain 1884 - 1915

M.A.

1994

Dalzell, Rebecca

London’s Park Concerts, 1850 – 1914: The Growth of Civic Participation in Urban Cultural Life

M.A.

2006

Darragh, Phillip J.

The impact of land availability on planning Policy. Portsmouth 1919 - 1975

M.A.

2000

Davies, Ashley

Urbanisation, Sanitation and infection: A comparative analysis of Victorian health issues in Gloucester and Leicester, with special reference to smallpox

M.A.

1999

Davies, Gary

Benefit or Blight: Visions of Urban England and Calls for its Containment c. 1925 – 1939

M.A.

2008

Davies, Tim

Survival Strategies: The Body, the Patient and the Druggist

M.A.




Davies, Tim

The Promotion and Pursuit of Health, 1780 - 1880

Ph.D.

2008

Deeming, Julie

Reconstructing German Cities 1945 – 1949: Policies and Practice in the British Zone of Occupation

M.A.




Dixon, Andrew

The management of madness: The Leicester Borough Lunatic Asylum, 1870 – 1890

M.A.

2001

Duminy, James William Andrew

Street Renaming, Symbolic Capital and Urban Power Relations in a Post-Apartheid City: The Case of Durban, South Africa, 2007 to 2008

M.A.

2009

Elliott, Samantha Louise

‘Saving the Children’s Lives’: Urban Strategies to Combat Leicester’s High Infant Mortality Rate, 1870 to 1914

M.A.

2002

Eve, C.R.T

A Bibliography of the Small Towns in Northamptonshire 1600 – 1850 (expanded M.A.)

M.A.

1993

Ewen, Shane

Power and Surveillance in the Modern Urban Body Politic

M.A.

2000

Farndale, Paul

Tuberculosis: A Case Study of the Disease in Leicester and Bradford 1919 – 1974

M.A.




Flevas, Costas

The Athens 2004 Olympic Games as a historical event: socio-spatial symbiosis and expressed enthusiasm

M.A

2005

Flower, Jonathan

An analysis of the decision to transfer the capital of British India, Calcutta, to New Delhi in 1911 and the ramifications which occurred

M.A.




Fogg, Claire

The Urban Working Class in British Cinema (1958 – 1963)

M.A.

1995

Forrest, Susan

Occupational Structure of Early Nineteenth Century Peterborough, 1822 – 1849

M.A.

2002

Fowler, Jeannette Marie

Politics, Policies and Perceptions: Tuberculosis and the BCG Vaccination

M.A.

2002

French, Gervase Peter

Governance, Meditation and Execution: Water Management in Sheffield and Leicester, c. 1850 - 1900

M.A.

2004

Fry, Alexander James Allan

Urban Growth and development of football: a local study, 1880 – 1914

M.A.

1996

Gábor, Peter

Changes in Town Panning of Leicester’s Central Area: Comparison of four plans elaborated between 1956 and 1996

M.A.

2000

Goodall, Stuart

The Growth of a Watering Place: Dover circa 1790 – 1840

M.A.

1995

Grummitt, David I.

Some Aspects of the Economic, Political and Social History of Sandwich, Kent 1509 - 1603

M.A.

1993

Gunter, Peter

Municipal interventionism – the building of public utilities in Leicester and Sopron in the 19th century

M.A.

1997

Harriman, Sean Christopher

The city and the car: Buchanan, Smigielski and the problem of traffic in the 1960s

M.A.




Harrison, Emma

Northampton 1910 – Homogenous Shoe Town or Diverse County Town?

M.A.

2004

Harrison, Richard

‘To Move With the Times We Cannot Have Lines’: The Decline of Leicester’s Tramway Systems, 1930 - 1950

M.A.

2005

Harrison, Richard

The consequences of the Westway: the material and social effects of contested construction project on a local community, and it implications for national transport and planning policy 1960 - 1983

M.A.




Hartshorne, Sally Ann

The Role of the Arts and Culture in the Urban Environment since the Thatcher Government of 1979

M.A.

2013

Hayes, Phillip

In the aftermath of industrialisation – Stockholm 1910. A Study of brewery workers from Munchen Bryggeriet AB & Nurnberg Bryggeriet AB

M.A.

1999

Hegedus, Viktoria

Renewal of the Industrial Architectural Heritage: The Roundhouse in Camden Town 1960 - 1996

M.A.

1996

Henton, Elizabeth

A Study of the Irish Population of the City of York during the second half of the Nineteenth Century

M.A.

2000

Henwood, Mark

Town Planning in Bournemouth 1946 – 1952: Abercrombie’s Vision Fades

M.A.

1995

Herbert, Joanna

The Construction of London’s Chinatown 1900 - 1990

M.A.

2000

Hewitt, Lucy

Sociological Accounts of the City in the Early Twentieth Century: Max Weber, Georg Simmel and Patrick Geddes

M.A.

2007

Heysmond, Richard J.

Culture and Society: Nottingham in the Eighteenth Century

M.A.

1998

Hicks, Daniel

London’s Docklands – a study of regeneration and conflict

M.A.




Higgitt, George Leonard

Leicester The Divided Community 1750 - 1800

M.A.

2001

Hill, Georgina L.

Self – interest or genuine concern – the role played by Anglo – Jewry during the mass immigration of Jews to London from Russia and Eastern Europe, 1880 – 1914.

M.A.

1993

Holmes, Jennifer Frances

Policing an English Country Town: The Policing and Policemen of Ipswich, 1851 – 1876

M.A.

1995

Horemans, Boris

The Four Crowned Martyrs guild in eighteenth – century Mechelen: an explorative inquiry into the nature of building craft guilds in provincial towns of the Southern Low Countries

M.A.

2012

Hulme, Thomas J.

‘Safe for Democracy’: Civic Festivals and the Production of the Citizen in 1920s Chicago and Manchester

M.A.

2009

Inès, Hassen

The city centre renewal plans of both Leicester and Reims in the 1960s

M.A.

2011

Jones, Phil

Local Authority High Rise Building In Britain and the Impact of the 1968 Ronan Point Disaster

M.A.

1999

Jones, Rachel

A History of the Planning of Leicester Central Ring Road

M.A.

1996

Joseph, Samantha

The Role of the Natural environment in Post – War English City Planning. Case Study: Leicester

M.A.

2013

King, Stephanie

A Study of the Changes in Inner City Policy Since the 1970’s Using Leicester as a Case Study

M.A.

1996

Kocsis, János B.

The social – historical background and the development of a garden suburb in fin-de-siècle Budapest

M.A.

2002

Latham, Mark

Urban Constant and Change: a study of eighteenth-century Moorfields

M.A.

2005

Lester, Claire

Housing in Plymouth in the Post War Period: The Neighbourhood Unit

M.A.

2004

Littlewood, Simon

Steel and the City: steel construction and the birth of the vertical city

M.A.

2000

Lootens, Kristof

Continuity and Change of Environmental Problems in Urban Ecosystems of the Sixteenth Century: A Comparative Study: England (Leicester, Nottingham, Northampton, Flanders (Courtrai))

M.A.

1994

Lupton, Nicki

Paradise abandoned: an investigation of the significance of the Central Library in the city of the motor car







Madgin, Rebecca May

Castlefield: Transformation of Image and Appearance 1945 – 95

M.A.

2004

Mansfield, Thomas

Scottish Dreams of Empire: A Reappraisal of the failure of the Darien scheme, 1696 - 1700

M.A.

2007

Martin, Robert

Alfred’s Winchester: A Second Rome

M.A.

2011

Martins, Victoria

A Study of the Extent to which the Classical Style was used in the Urban Fabric of Norfolk Small Towns, 1720 – 1800

M.A.

1996

Mason, Alan

Impact of the Railway on Leicestershire: A Study of occupational Structures & Transport Networks in Four Leicestershire Towns

M.A.

1992

Melbourne, Sally

Housing and the issues surrounding the Right to Buy

M.A.

1997

Miller, Michael James

From Master Plan to Pragmatism. The Development of Beaumont Leys 1960 – 1980

M.A.

1991

Mitchell, Anne

The Persistence of Urban Autonomy: School Health Provisions In Leicester, 1870 - 1939

M.A.

2002

Mitchell, Jon

Humanitarianism by Numbers: The use of statistics in the movement against capital punishment, 1840 - 1868

M.A.




Mockford, Jack David

Domestic Technology and the Eighteenth-Century Urban Middling Sort: Identity Gender, Objects and Skills

M.A.

2009

Morley, Ian

The contribution of Sir Aston Webb to the Development of the Modern British Town Planning Movement, Circa 1900 – 1914

M.A.

1995

Nagy, Erika

Fall and revival of city centre retailing: a case-study from Leicester

M.A.

1997

Neale, Matthew

Crime in the Household Domestic Servants in the Proceedings of the Old Bailey

M.A.

2008

Noble, Malcolm

The Languages of Common Good: Municipal Reform, Urban Governance, and Charity Administration, Leicester c. 1820 – c. 1850

M.A.

2008

Olusoga, David Adetayo

Slums and the Housing Problem in Nineteenth Century Gateshead. A Study of the factors responsible for the formation and perpetuation of slums in Gateshead 1843 – 1900

M.A.

1995

Palai, Patrik

New Town Programmes. The Reasons for the Circumstances of the Development of Stevenage New Town, Great Britain and Dunaújváros, Hungary A comparative Analysis

M.A.

2000

Panagopoulos, Yorgos

Urban Strategies and Architecture in British Corfu (1814 – 1864)

M.A.

1995

Peavitt, Helen

In the Mid Nineteenth Century – An Analysis Using the 1851 Census Returns

M.A.

1993

Penn, Catherine E.

The Early Years of Welwyn Garden City

M.A.

1992

Penney, Steve

The Parish of Oldswinford, Continuity and Contrast, a Religious Landscape

M.A.

1994

Plotar, Fatime

The Wekerle Estate: A Garden City in Budapest

M.A.

2000

Polyák, Andrea

Problems and solutions of working class housing in the nineteenth century in Edinburgh and Budapest

M.A.




Proctor, Alice

Objects of Charity and Pity? Disabled People in Warwickshire, as seen through the Quarter Sessions, c. 1625 – 1622

M.A.

2007

Renard, Cédric

The success of Les Minimes: Ideal and reality (1971 – 1999)

M.A.

2005

Rogalski, Stephanie Alexandra

The Presence of the Past in the Development of Post-War Coventry

M.A.

2010

Root, Denis A.

Control through urban networks: a comparative study of Roman control in Campania and Cisalpine Gaul in the middle and late Republic (338 – 155 BC)

M.A.

1992

Savage, Timothy Christopher

‘What have we got to pageant about in Leicester?’: Historical Pageants in twentieth-century Britain

M.A.

2008

Seliga, Joseph

Neighbourhood...Religion…Community: The role of religious institutions in the Belgrave area of Leicester, 1965 - 1995

M.A.

1996

Shirata, Yuji

‘The Orgy of Spirit – Drinking’ and London Society 1720 – 1751

M.A.




Sierra, David De Obregon Y

Musical Life in London and Madrid from the Restoration Until Handel’s Death (1660 – 1757)

M.A.

1999

Small, Mark

Perceptions of Masculinity in the Urban Realm from 1819 to 1851

M.A.

2010

Smith, Ian R.

Patchwork Expediency or Emergent Planning? An Examination of the Major Themes of Central Redevelopment in Inter – War Coventry

M.A.

1993

Smith, Janet Lillian

‘Public Responsibilities’ The Entry of Women into Public Life in Leicester 1870 – 1920

M.A.

1995

Stevens, Faith

Open Spaces for the People. The aims and achievements of Octavia Hill in Nineteenth – Century London

M.A.

1993

Suttill, Bethany

The Queen of English watering places: representations of Scarborough in the late eighteenth and nineteenth century travel guides

M.A.

2011

Suttle, Olivia

Defining Criminality: A Study of late – Victorian Leicester

M.A.

2001

Teixeira, Manuel C.

The Development of Nineteenth Century Working – Class Housing – The «Ilhas» in Oporto, Portugal

Ph.D

1988

Tóth Árpád

Urbanisation in Pécs in the Early Mid – Nineteenth Century: An Urban Renaissance?

M.A.

1996

Townsend, Claire

Migration and the growth of Leicester 1700 - 1840

M.A.

2002

Van Houtven, Stephanie

Contested terrains and negotiated relations: Spatial change and social structure in a late nineteenth century Leicester neighbourhood. The Wyggeston Ward, 1871 – 1901

M.A.

2006

Virk, Ranjit

The Changing Use of Street Names in Coventry and Leicester 1610 – 1890

M.A.

1998

Vörös, Andrea

The Transformation of the Economic Structures and the Persistence of Firms in Leicester 1850 – 1900

M.A.

1998

Waldon, Katherine Amy

An Analysis of Visual Representations of English Spa and Seaside Resort Towns 1760 to 1840

M.A.

2013

Warmerdam, Gemma

Lelystad and the Forgotten Master Plan of Cornelis van Eesteren

M.A.




Warrington, Rebecca

The Changing Perceptions of the Town of Northampton and the City of Winchester between 1780 and 1850

M.A.

2013

Watkins, James

An Investigation into Town Planning solutions to the “housing crisis” in Birmingham at the beginning of the twentieth century, as articulated by John Nettlefold and demonstrated In the Harborne Tenants Limited scheme.

M.A.

1992

Webb, Elizabeth

‘May the Lord Make Us Truly Thankful’ A Comparative Study of the Feeding of Necessitous School Children within the borough of Leicester and Leicestershire 1870 – 1914

M.A.

1997

White, Peter

Federation of Stoke-on-Trent

M.A.

2009

Williams, Christopher Andrew

1842: The Dynamic of Urban Disorder. Using a Model of Disorder to Examine Leicester in 1842

M.A.

1992

Willis, T.J.

Aspects of Working Class Formation: Sheffield, Class, and Space 1840 – 1940

M.A.

1994

Wood, Neil

Landlords and Occupiers: Class and Ownership in North Leicester 1878 – 1914

M.A.

1993

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