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

Author: Lynda Nead
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynda Nead
ISBN: 9780300107708 0300107706 0300085052 9780300085051
OCLC Number: 149282320
Description: viii, 251 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 27 cm
Contents: Mapping and movement --
Gas and light --
Streets and obscenity.
Responsibility: Lynda Nead.

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A study of 19th-century London, offering an account of modernity and metropolitan life. Lynda Nead charts the relationship between London's formation into a modern organized city in the 1860s and the  Read more...

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"Splendid. . . . [Nead] brings an art historian's fine sense of visual detail; indeed, one of the most striking features of the book is the wonderful illustrative material."-John Marriott, History Read more...

 
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