Cleansing the City: Sanitary Geographies in Victorian London

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"Cleansing the City: Sanitary Geographies in Victorian London" explores not only the challenges faced by reformers as they strove to clean up an increasingly filthy city but the resistance to their efforts. From the novels of Charles Dickens and George Gissing to anonymous magazine articles and pamphlets, resistance to reform found expression in the nostalgic appreciation of a threatened urban landscape and anxiety about domestic autonomy in an era of networked sanitary services. "Cleansing the City "emphasizes the ...

Cleansing the City: Sanitary Geographies in Victorian London 2008, Ohio University Press

ISBN-13: 9780821417713

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Cleansing the City: Sanitary Geographies in Victorian London 2008, Ohio University Press

ISBN-13: 9780821417706

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