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London in the nineteenth century

Walter Besant

London in the nineteenth century

by Walter Besant

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Published by Adam & Charles Black in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Sir Walter Besant.
SeriesThe Survey of London
The Physical Object
Paginationix,421p. :
Number of Pages421
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21027160M

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There were, he tells us, far more wooden-legged men in 18th-century London than in any other city in Europe. It's the kind of telling detail that sticks in the mind, that conjures up an entire lost world, Author: Fara Dabhoiwala.

Mar 12,  · In the 19th century, London was the capital of the largest empire the world had ever known — and it was infamously filthy. It had choking, sooty fogs; the Thames River was thick with human sewage; and the streets were covered with mud. But according to Lee Jackson.

Mar 05,  · Facts about London in the 19th Century 5: immigrants The people who came from the poor countries in Europe were interested to migrate to London for a better life. The city was like a magnet for the immigrants to get better life.

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[Text by James Elmes.] Shepherd (Thomas H.). The Nineteenth Century Series aims to develop and promote new approaches and fresh directions in scholarship and criticism on nineteenth-century literature and culture.

The series encourages work which erodes the traditional boundarybetween Romantic and Victorian studies and welcomes interdisciplinary approaches to the literary, religious. London in the Nineteenth Century, by Jerry White account of 20th-century London - has not structured the book chronologically but divided it into 15 specific topics grouped under five broad Author: Michael Leapman.

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London's great expansion in the 19th Century was driven by housing growth to accommodate the rapidly expanding population of the city. The growth of Transport in London in this period fueled the outward expansion of suburbs, as did a cultural impetus to escape the inner city, allowing the world's of 'work' and 'life' to be separate.

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