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The Early Desperation of Bethnal Green and Shoreditch

Perhaps no city in the world presents more desolate a spectacle than the parishes of Bethnal Green and Shoreditch, which together contain 70,000 people. A large part of the land here has retained its original name of…

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The Wonder and Terror of Victorian Gas Works

Gas lighting transformed London, it is hard to imagine now just how much. I think the only way to begin to understand it, as much as we can from this vantage point, is through literature. 2.530 palabras más

City & Country

Peregrinations of a Pariah

Author: Flora Tristan

Language: English

Summary: Flora travels back to Peru to claim part of her inheritance, and finds herself amidst sordid family’s stories and outstanding Peruvian women. 24 palabras más

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Field Lane and larceny, then and now

Field lane was once a narrow alley that led to Saffron Hill (once fields and gardens belonging to Ely Place and filled with actual saffron), and formed part of a tangle of the narrow lanes and courts that contained some of London’s most desperate poverty. 818 palabras más

Walking

Flora Tristan's London Journal

Flora Tristan (1803-1844) is half vile aristocrat and half tireless feminist fighting in the face of tremendous odds — I know, I know those aren’t exclusionary things, but their combination left me continuously unsettled. 1.629 palabras más

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