9780091943738

Dickens's Victorian London; 18391901

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  • ISBN13:

    9780091943738

  • ISBN10:

    0091943736

  • Format: Trade Book
  • Copyright: 4/1/2012
  • Publisher: Ebury Press
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Summary

Dickens' Victorian London will give readers an insight into London in Dickens' day. Full-colour photography throughout will guide the reader through Victorian London. The photos will show the city in context of Dickens' inspiration for locations, plots and characters that feature in his bestselling novels. Themes such as wealth and poverty, prostitution, childhood mortality and philanthropy will be explored in the context of the 19th century. The key themes will include landmarks, coaching inns, railways, the river and the docks and the many villages that make up London today.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 7
Landmarks (Old London)p. 25
Slumsp. 57
Coaching Inns and Horse-Drawn Transportp. 75
Markets and Street Lifep. 95
Docks and The River Thamesp. 113
Industryp. 139
Railways and Constructionp. 155
At Home and in The Studiop. 179
Streets and Bridgesp. 197
Suburbsp. 227
Landmarks (New London)p. 255
Bibliographyp. 284
Dickens Referencesp. 284
Photographer Creditsp. 285
Indexp. 286
Acknowledgementsp. 288
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