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THE WORLD’S FIRST CITY: THE LEGACY AND LIFE OF VICTORIAN LONDON

How did people live in the great Imperial City? 1837-1901 was a period of radical change: suburbs, industry, commerce, speed, immigration and new lifestyles. Despite the emergence of a solid middle class, there were appalling divisions in the class structure. But so outstanding was progress that much of Victorian achievement remains the infrastructure of London today.


THE GROWTH OF VICTORIAN LONDON - LECTURE

From 2 to 6 million in two generations. As the centre of world commerce and finance in the 19th century, London acted as a magnet to those seeking employment or fortune or those who failed to do so. The imperial city rapidly spread outwards, creating an extensive suburban area. It brought enormous problems of modernising the infrastructure in public services, which until then
had been in the hands of local parishes.


Speaker(s):

Mr Geoffrey Toms | talks

 

Date and Time:

28 September 2011 at 10:45 am

Duration:

Half Day

 

Venue:

The Course
1 Berkeley Street
London
W1J 8DJ


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