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The demographic imagination and the nineteenth-century city : Paris, London, New York

Author: Nicola Daly
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2015.
Series: Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture, 97.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this provocative book, Nicholas Daly tracks the cultural effects of the population explosion of the nineteenth century, the 'demographic transition' to the modern world. As the crowded cities of Paris, London and New York went through similar transformations, a set of shared narratives and images of urban life circulated among them, including fantasies of urban catastrophe, crime dramas, and tales of haunted
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicola Daly
ISBN: 9781107095595 110709559X
OCLC Number: 894935741
Description: ix, 272 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Under the volcano: mass destruction --
2. The streets of wherever: French melodrama and Anglophone localization --
3. The ghost comes to town: the haunted city --
4. The frenzy of the legible in the age of crowds --
5. Fur and feathers: animals and the city in an Anthropocene era; Conclusion.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture, 97.
Responsibility: Nicholas Daly.
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Provocative account exploring how a population explosion transformed nineteenth-century European and American culture, creating shared narratives of urban life.  Read more...

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