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Walls: Laurie Taylor explores the social history, significance and symbolism of human-made barriers.

Walls: A social history of the human made barrier which has divided people into those who should be kept safe and those who should be excluded. From Hadrian’s Wall and the Great Wall of China to the Berlin Wall. Laurie Taylor talks to David Frye, Professor of History at Eastern Connecticut University and Wendy Pullan, Professor of Architecture and Urban Studies at the University of Cambridge.

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Mon 18 Feb 2019 00:15


David Frye, Walls - A History of Civilization in Blood and Brick, (Faber & Faber Ltd., 2018)

Wendy Pullan, Britt Baillie, eds. Locating Urban Conflicts: Ethnicity, Nationalism, Everyday Life (Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013) 


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