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Book Review: “Dirty Old London: The Victorian fight against Filth”

July 6, 2016

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In Victorian London, filth was everywhere: horse traffic filled the streets with dung, household rubbish went uncollected, cesspools brimmed with “night soil,” graveyards teemed with rotting corpses, the air itself was choked with smoke. I just spent the last couple of months reading up on what to do with rubbish, dung and filth if you produce so much […]