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Victorian London Street Life In Historic Photographssob encomenda
The London Underworld In The Victorian Periodsob encomenda
A portrait of Victorian London describes how the mid-nineteenth-century city was transformed by expanding suburbs, transportation innovations, and advances in medicine, in an account based on previously unpublished diaries that offer insight into the...sob encomenda
In the late 1830s, London began appearing as a site of literary terror, and by the end of the century a large proportion of the important Victorian “Gothic revival” novels were set in the city. In Darkest London is a full-length study of the...
This volume seeks to address the questions of poverty, charity, and public welfare, taking the nineteenth-century London Foundling Hospital as its focus. It delineates the social rules that constructed the gendered world of the Victorian age, and...
In Victorian London, filth was everywhere: horse traffic filled the streets with dung, household rubbish went uncollected, cesspools brimmed with 'quot;night soil,'quot; graveyards teemed with rotting corpses, the air itself was choked with smoke. In...
Drew D. Gray(9651833)
In 1888 London was the capital of the most powerful empire the world had ever known, and the largest city in Europe. In the west a new city was growing, populated by the middle classes, the epitome of'apos;Victorian values'apos;. Across the city the...
Michie, Ranald C(9517088)
This is an engaging study of the place occupied by the City of London within British cultural life during the Victorian and Edwardian periods. Michie uses both literary and popular novels to examine socio-economic representations during this period.
First published in 1978. Mid-Victorian Britain was relatively stable in comparison with the turbulent period that preceded it, and that stability is in part explained by the emergence of an artisan elite with a specific relationship to the society...
The first and possibly the greatest sociological study of poverty in 19th-century London, this survey features true stories of degradation, horror, and desperation that rival Dickensian fiction.
September, 1840. A body is discovered hanging in the attic at Gore House, Kensington home of Lady Blessington. Uncovering evidence that the murder was meticulously prepared for and planned well in advance, Liberty Lane finds herself plunged into a...
In 1945, a year when American crime films were apparently moving out on to the streets of contemporary Los Angeles and New York, one reviewer noted the emergence of a'apos;cycle of mystery and horror pictures placed in the gaslight era of the turn of...
Arthur L. Hayward(9689152)
These chapters deal with the life of London from the early 1830'apos;s to the mid-1860'apos;s. The book mainly focuses on the social life of the day, but also deals with the blacker side of London and travel and country life.