Dirty Old London: The Victorian Fight Against Filth

Dirty Old London: The Victorian Fight Against Filth

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In Victorian London, filth was everywhere: horse traffic filled the streets with dung, household rubbish went uncollected, cesspools brimmed with "night soil," graveyards teemed with rotting corpses, the air itself was choked with smoke. In this intimately visceral book, Lee Jackson guides us through the underbelly of the Victorian metropolis, introducing us to the men and women who struggled to stem a rising tide of pollution and dirt, and the forces that opposed… (more)

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Utterly engrossing in its own right, “Dirty Old London” also serves as an illuminating companion to Victorian literature.


Book Details  


Publisher: Yale University Press (November 28, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 304 pages

File size: 6.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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