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Dirty Old London by Jackson, Lee
Dirty Old London: The Victorian Fight Against Filth
by Jackson, Lee
 
In Victorian London, horse traffic filled the streets with dung, household rubbish went uncollected, cesspools brimmed with "night soil," graveyards teemed with rotting corpses, even 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 reformers who struggled to stem a rising tide of pollution and dirt.
 
Published 2014 by Yale, Hardcover, 304 Pages, ISBN: 9780300192056, ISBN-10: 0300192053, List Price $38.00.

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