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The Resource The great stink of London : Sir Joseph Bazalgette and the cleansing of the Victorian capital, Stephen Halliday ; foreword by Adam Hart-Davis

The great stink of London : Sir Joseph Bazalgette and the cleansing of the Victorian capital, Stephen Halliday ; foreword by Adam Hart-Davis

Label
The great stink of London : Sir Joseph Bazalgette and the cleansing of the Victorian capital
Title
The great stink of London
Title remainder
Sir Joseph Bazalgette and the cleansing of the Victorian capital
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Halliday ; foreword by Adam Hart-Davis
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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 Engineer Sir Joseph Bazalgette was chosen to change the city's outdated sanitation system. This text examines his great achievement
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Halliday, Stephen
Dewey number
  • 942.1'081'092
  • 942.1081
  • 628.209421
  • 914.21
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • facsimiles
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bazalgette, Joseph
  • Engineers
  • Sanitary engineering
  • London (England)
  • History
Label
The great stink of London : Sir Joseph Bazalgette and the cleansing of the Victorian capital, Stephen Halliday ; foreword by Adam Hart-Davis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-206) and index
Control code
9780750919753
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 210p., [8]p. of plates
Isbn
9780750919753
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), facsim., maps, ports. (some col.)
Label
The great stink of London : Sir Joseph Bazalgette and the cleansing of the Victorian capital, Stephen Halliday ; foreword by Adam Hart-Davis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-206) and index
Control code
9780750919753
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xiii, 210p., [8]p. of plates
Isbn
9780750919753
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), facsim., maps, ports. (some col.)

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