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Victorian Babylon : people, streets and images in nineteenth-century London

Author: Lynda Nead
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2000.
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"In this look at nineteenth-century London, Lynda Nead offers a new account of modernity and metropolitan life. She charts the relationship between London's formation into a modern, organized city in the 1860s and the emergence of new types of production and consumption of visual culture. She considers the role visual images played in the creation of a vibrant and diverse urban culture and how new kinds of publics
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynda Nead
ISBN: 0300085052 9780300085051 0300107706 9780300107708
OCLC Number: 43903577
Description: viii, 251 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 27 cm
Contents: 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.
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In this innovative look at nineteenth-century London, Lynda Nead offers a fresh account of modernity and metropolitan life. Taking a highly interdisciplinary approach, Nead charts the relationship  Read more...

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"[This] genuinely interdisciplinary study ... makes a major contribution to our knowledge of the lived experience of the Victorian city."-Timothy Barringer, Journal of the Society of Architectural Read more...

 
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