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Author Allen, Michelle Elizabeth.

Title Cleansing the city [electronic resource] : sanitary geographies in Victorian London / Michelle Allen.

Imprint Athens : Ohio University Press, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 225 p. : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-215) and index.
Contents 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Our mutual friend.
Gissing, George, 1857-1903. Nether world.
Hygiene -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century.
Public health -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century.
Urban health -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780821417706 (hc : alk. paper)
0821417703 (hc : alk. paper)
9780821417713 (pbk : alk. paper)
0821417711 (pbk : alk. paper)

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