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The Great Stink of London In the sweltering summer of 1858, the stink of sewage from the polluted Thames was so offensive that it drove Members of Parliament from the chamber of the House of Commons. The engineer entrusted by Parliament with this enormous task was Sir Joseph Bazalgette. This book presents an account of his life and work. Full descriptionPublished by Alan Sutton

The Great Stink Of London

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In the sweltering summer of 1858 the stink of sewage from the polluted river Thames was extremely offensive. Engineer Sir Joseph Bazalgette was chosen to change the city's outdated..

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Wilfred Owen's war poem with bizarro illustrations for students, teachers, parents, and readers of all ages...

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Looks at the history of the Thames River, from prehistoric times to the present day, the towns and villages that line its banks, the men and women who have depended on it for their..

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In 1872 Gustave Dore published London: A Pilgrimage, in which he captured, often from memory, the life of the world's greatest city. His London was a city of contrasts: of light an..

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To Londoners, the years 1840 to 1870 were years of dramatic change and achievement. As suburbs expanded and roads multiplied, London was ripped apart to build railway lines and sta..

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