Description - The Great Filth by Stephen Halliday
Tells the story of how scientists, engineers and doctors overcame three of the deadliest diseases rife in Victorian Britain: cholera, typhoid and puerperal fever.
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(234mm x 156mm x 10mm)
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Author Biography - Stephen Halliday
Stephen Halliday is an expert on Victorian urban history, with a special interest in public works and planning. He is the author of The Great Stink of London: Sir Joseph Bazalgette and the Cleansing of the Victorian Metropolis, Underground to Everywhere: London's Underground in the Life of the Capital, Water: A Turbulent History and Newgate.