Crossing the Road in Britain, 1931-1976
Publication: The Historical Journal (2006)
Author: Joe Moran, Liverpool John Moores University
This excellent study of the mundane, but essential, act of crossing the road reads like a social and political history of Britain in the 20th century! Where did all those panda, puffin, pelican and pegasus crossings come from, and why are they so zoological? Download Joe Moran’s paper here.