The City in European History

Study Sheet III

The third and final test in HSTS 410 will take place on 6 May 2004 at 11:00am. It will have 1 Essay (15 points), 5 Short Answer Questions (25 points), 10 Matching Questions (30 points), and 15 Multiple Choice Questions (30 points). Answers to the Short Answer Questions should address Who? What? Where? When? and Why? and should include specific historical examples and indicate the historical importance of the item.

Seventeenth-century Paris

The Cours la Reine
Henry IV and the Topography of Paris
Pont Neuf; Place Dauphine; Place Royal
Louis XIV and the Topography of Paris
Porte St. Denis
Paris and the River Seine
Versailles & Vaux-le-Vicomte

Leisure and the City

"Polite Society"/"Beau monde"
Pall Mall & the Strand (London)
Unter den Linden (Berlin)
Pleasure Gardens - Vauxhall & Ranelagh Gardens
Palais Royal (Paris)
Academie francaise (1635)
Coffee Houses
Cafe Procope

A New Scale for Cities

Hotel des Invalides (Paris, 1670-1677)
Zeughaus (Berlin, 1695-1706)
Bethlehem Hospital (London, 1676)
Brandenburg Gate (Berlin, 1788-1791)
Christopher Wren
King [Soho] Square (London)
Grosvenor Square (London) & Mewes
James Craig's New Town (Edinburgh)

The Industrial City:  Manchester

The Industrial Revolution
The Factory System
Contrasts (Augustus Welby Pugin, 1812-1852)
Manchester as the "shock city" of the 19th century
Friedrich Engels and Manchester
Alexis de Tocqueville & Manchester
George Stephenson & The Rocket
Topography of Industrial Manchester
Victoria Park
Mentality of the Manchester Businesman
The "Economic" Topography" of manchester
Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life (1848)
Working & Living Conditions of the Working Class
Social Reform Movements
Manchchester's Town Hall (1868-1877)

London in the Nineteenth Century

Idea of a World City
Population Growth (19th century)
City of London & City of Westminster
Class Structure of 19th cent London
Cholera and Mortality Rates
Owen Chadwick and Public Health
"Leapfrogging" and London's Suburbs
Villas and Cottages
The Underground
John Nash & Regent Street (London)
St. John's Wood & Regent's Park
Railroads and Urban Development
Urban Reforms (London)
Perceptions of Urban Life (London)

Paris in the Nineteenth Century

Charles Marville (Photographer)
Haussmann's Plans for Rebuilding Paris
Paris Rue de Rivoli and Chausee d'Antin
Vieux Paris (Old Paris)
Parc des Buttes Chaumont
The Grand Boulevards (Paris; Haussmann's Concept)
Parisian Monuments (e.g. Tour St. Jacques)
Water and Sewers
Shopping and the Bon Marche
Montmartre, Moulin de la Galette & Moulin Rouge

Vienna and Berlin in the Nineteenth Century

The Ringstrasse (Vienna) & Historical Eclecticism
Parliament Building & The Town Hall (Rathaus)
Unter den Linden and the Tiergarten
Friedrich Schinkel & the Neue Wache
Berlin's Population Growth (19th Century)
Victory Column and Victory Avenue
Expressionism (Arts)
Weimar Berlin
Adolf Hitler and Berlin

Twentieth-century Moscow

Moskva River
GUM (Moscow)
The Kremlin and its Churches
Socialist Realism
Socialist Urban Planning
Socialist Worker Housing
Garden Ring and Boulevard Ring
Constructivist Style
Izvestiya Building (1927)
"Wedding Cake" style in architecture
Moscow Metro (Subway)
Rossiya Hotel

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