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  • 20th Century London Research Paper

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    In the 20th century, London, England was at its most prime. London started the 20th century as the capital of the world’s largest Empire and Britain’s most ruling city. In the 20th century, London had a booming economy. London had the largest industrial centre in Britain and about five million Londoners had solid jobs. London’s main source of jobs was its mighty docks complex.’’1 Due to London’s industrialization, London began its first motor bus service in 1904, followed by the first underground

  • Overcrowding and Housing in Nineteenth-Century London Essay examples

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    in Nineteenth-Century London From 1801 to 1851, the population of London grew from under 1 million inhabitants to 2.25 million. This was due in large part to immigration, both from other countries and from the countryside of England. Hundreds of thousands of people were moving to the newly industrialized cities and towns to find work, having been squeezed off the land because of the enclosure of farms. There was also displacement of the working-class within the city of London because of a number

  • Essay Law and Order in London in Late Nineteenth Century

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    Law and Order in London in Late Nineteenth Century The British police force came to being in the late eighteenth century. By 1800 there were only 2 police forces in the whole of Britain, both of which were in London. One was the Bow street runners, which was set up in 1749 and the other, was the Thames River police force, which by then was only 2 years old. The main turning point for policing as far as London is concerned came in 1829 when 'Sir Robert Peel', the home

  • London Fog In The 18th Century

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    On December 5th, 1952, London began to go through its “I want to resemble a post-apocalyptic city” phase. Smog shrouded the entire city in it’s smothering blanket, and many were hospitalized because of the deadly illnesses they contracted. Others were not as fortunate and turned into one more number on the steadily increasing death toll. Much harm was inflicted onto both the people and environment of London during the worsening conditions of the days that followed the first, and a lesson was learned

  • Victorian London In The 19th Century Essay

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    19th Century Victorian London was a vastly different place to the London that we’re familiar with today. Medicine was nowhere near the standard it is today, personal hygiene was almost non existent in some areas, and overcrowding, poverty, and disease were the major problems experienced by Victorian Londoners. Due to these circumstances, death at an early age was extremely common, especially in the poor population. The BBC Victorian Britain section of it’s website states that a baby born in ‘the

  • The Cholera Spread In London In The 19th Century

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    The cholera has been the most terrifying disease spreading in London in the middle of nineteenth century, which is an infection caused by strains of the bacterium Vibrio cholerae. In the summertime of 1854 London was known as one of the most advanced and fashionable cities in the world with almost 2.5 million people living there. Because of the overpopulation, the city was having a difficult time to provide basic needs for the residents. According to Johnson (2006) the biggest existing problem within

  • Sanitation Problems And Typhoid During Nineteenth Century London

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    Sanitation Issues and Typhoid in Nineteenth Century London Typhoid permeated through the streets of London in the nineteenth century due to the citizens’ poor sanitation habits and living conditions. The efforts of generating inventive measures by public health authorities went unnoticed by many citizens. The sanitary habits of the people were extremely frustrating and challenge for officials. The stress compiled as public sanitation officers and health officials became overwhelmed due to the nature

  • Should The Thames Tideway Tunnel Go Ahead?

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    brought an end to the Great Stink of London. (BBC History, 2016) Introduction to the Thames Tideway Tunnel The construction of the Thames Tideway Tunnel is an eight-year project starting in 2016 with the projected completion date in 2023. The tunnel is being constructed in order to address the issue of London’s overflowing sewer system. The current 20,000 miles of networked sewage pipes were built in the 1860’s by Joseph Bazalgette and they are failing to meet 21st century demands with London’s growing

  • Importance Of A Healthy City

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    21st century, the city is managed and organised by the government in order make sure the city is operating efficiently and healthily to provide an ideal living environment for residents. It is controversial that what area should the city take care of the individuals while health is mentioned most of the time. In many studies and researches, the case happened in history, and present-days has indicated that the city should take responsibility for the health of its individual in the 21st century. The

  • Brixton: A Complex History of the Past and Present

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    perspective. Place can be shaped by a variety of factors: historic events, economic implications, physical changes to the landscape and cultural influences. Brixton is one of the most complex places within the Greater London area that has changed significantly over a period of a century. With a long standing history of changes by internal and external forces, Brixton looks very different from what longstanding denizens remember. As it has gone through economic, socio-cultural and ethnic change as an