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Author Allen, Michelle Elizabeth, author
Title Cleansing the city : sanitary geographies in Victorian London / Michelle Allen
Imprint Athens : Ohio University Press, [2008]
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  RA488.L8 A427 2008    AVAILABLE    30530001249879
Descript x, 225 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-215) and index
The London sewer: purification and the experience of urban disorder -- "Thames fever": the contest for the river in the metropolitan imagination -- A more expansive reach: the geography of the Thames in Our mutual friend -- No space for the poor: disillusionment with reform in the 1880s -- Intransigence and limited mobility: competing geographies in the Nether world
Subject Hygiene -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century
Public health -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Our mutual friend
Gissing, George, 1857-1903. Nether world
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