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The Great Filth: Disease, Death and the Victorian City: The War Against Disease in Victorian England Hardcover – 22 Oct 2007

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  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: The History Press; 1st Edition edition (22 Oct 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0750943785
  • ISBN-13: 978-0750943789
  • Product Dimensions: 15.6 x 1 x 23.4 cm
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 920,839 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"A wealth of engaging detail." --"Guardian" --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

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Stephen Halliday is an expert on Victorian urban history, with a special interest in public works and planning. He is the author of The Great Stink of London: Sir Joseph Bazalgette and the Cleansing of the Victorian Metropolis, Underground to Everywhere: London's Underground in the Life of the Capital, Water: A Turbulent History and Newgate.

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