Building Jerusalem

Building Jerusalem

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From Manchester's deadly cotton works to London's literary salons, a brilliant exploration of how the Victorians created the modern city

Since Charles Dickens first described Coketown in Hard Times, the nineteenth-century city, born of the industrial revolution, has been a byword for deprivation, pollution, and criminality. Yet, as historian Tristram Hunt argues in this powerful new history, the Coketowns of the 1800s were far more than a monstrous landscape of factories… (more)

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Book Details  

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (December 26, 2006)

Collection: Metropolitan Books

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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