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Homes fit for heroes

Neil Roos

Homes fit for heroes

white servicemen, social justice, and the making of apartheid, 1939-1948

by Neil Roos

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Published by African Studies Center, Boston University in Boston, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Neil Roos.
SeriesWorking papers in African studies -- no.232, Working papers in African studies (Boston, Mass.) -- no.232.
ContributionsBoston University. African Studies Center.
The Physical Object
Pagination20 leaves ;
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20082729M

Some did not feature an actual bathroom; the bath could often be found in the kitchen with a design which allowed it to double as a work surface. Homes fit for heroes book have been there at the door of the furnace and witnessed it, but that is not being in it, and I saw them march into the furnace. Christopher Addison, the architect of the Act It effectively established principles for council housing that lasted but would also be contested through the rest of the century by giving local authorities responsibility for assessing local housing need and the tools and the resources to address it. The war, however, changed everything. Many surviving soldiers were returning to the same squalor after facing the hell of war. Pre-regulation terraced housing was to be cleared and the residents rehoused in new council houses.

The Geddes Axe of scrapped a programme whose costs were inflated by post-war inflation. Areas which still contain housing of pre origin in poor condition. If you travel around any city or urban area across Homes fit for heroes book in you will easily spot developments of the period constructed in the post war era between and Bill Brandt was commissioned by the Bournville Village Trust to record life in the cramped and often squalid Back to Backs in which so many people lived and also photograph life in newer, more modern homes. So, what was the result of this promise? For instance, Homes Fit for Heroes will work with the Green Beret Foundation, an organization dedicated to helping wounded special operations units financially, or even with educational scholarships to help advance their lives after the army.

It was generally assumed that the private sector would resume responsibility for working class housing once the British economy had recovered. Council housing has had its ups and downs in the years since. These areas retain their late Victorian and Edwardian character and are some of the most desirable areas of London to live. I have been there at the door of the furnace and witnessed it, but that is not being in it, and I saw them march into the furnace. But I also look at more recent developments that allow local authorities to look to the future with renewed confidence.


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