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 them.Through thematic chapters, Jackson describes how ...

Dirty Old London: The Victorian Fight Against Filth 2015, Yale University Press, New Haven

ISBN-13: 9780300216110

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Dirty Old London: The Victorian Fight Against Filth 2014, Yale University Press, New Haven

ISBN-13: 9780300192056

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