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The Government of Victorian London, 1855-1889 - a book by Owen, David

The Government of Victorian London, 1855-1889

The Metropolitan Board of Works, the Vestries, and the City Corporation

The Government of Victorian London, 1855-1889( )
Author: Owen, David
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Imprint:Belknap Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $65.00
Book Description:

Of all the major cities of Britain, London, the world metropolis, was the last to acquire a modern municipal government.Owen tells in absorbing detail the story of the operations of the Metropolitan Board of Works, its political and other problems, and its limited but significant accomplishments.

Author Biography
Owen, David (Author)
David Owen is on the staffs of both The New Yorker and Golf Digest. A frequent contributor to The Atlantic Monthly, and the author of nine previous books, he lives in Washington, Connecticut.


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