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Victorian Cities (Classics in Urban History #2)

Asa Briggs, Andrew Lees (Foreword by), Lynn Hollen Lees (Foreword by)


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A comparative study in urban history, Victorian Cities examines the 19th-century history of four developing cities in England in a period of rapid growth, with chapters on London and Melbourne and references to Los Angeles and Chicago as well.

University of California Press, 9780520079229, 411pp.

Publication Date: March 24, 1993

About the Author

Asa Briggs, former provost of Worcester College, Oxford, is the author of many works on 19th-century British history.