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Review: Victorian CitiesUser Review - Jan-Maat - Goodreads
This isn't, and doesn't aspire to be, a comprehensive history of Victorian Cities. It is a series of postcards of six individual cities sandwiched between wider ranging introductory chapters and an ... Read full review
Review: Victorian CitiesUser Review - Geoffrey Rose - Goodreads
Classic text on the Victorian City. A breezy and entertaining read. There's no grand thesis but the chapter on the building of Leeds Town Hall is quite memorable and captures what one might call the "Mid-Victorian state of mind." Recommended. Read full review
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