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Victorian Babylon : People, Streets and Images in Nineteenth-Century London

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ISBN-10: 0300085052

ISBN-13: 9780300085051

Edition: 2000

Authors: Lynda Nead

List price: $42.00
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Lynda Nead charts the relationship between London's formation into a modern organised city in the 1860s and the emergence of new types of production and consumption of visual culture.
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Book details

List price: $42.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 10/11/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 264
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.530
Language: English

Mapping and movement
Maps and sewers
Great Victorian ways
Speaking to the eye
'The rape of the glances'
A narrative of footsteps
A balloon ascent
Gas and light
A night ascent
Daylight by night
Secrets of the gas
Cremorne pleasure gardens
The last of Cremorne
Streets and obscenity
Moral poisons
Holywell street : the London Ghetto
From alleys to courts : obscenity and the mapping of mid-Victorian London
Temple bar
Reflections on the ruins of London