Industrialization, II: Changes in Society. Urbanization Rapid growth of cities Environmental consequences: The Great Stink of London (1858) and miasmas Housing problems Diseases: typhus, typhoid fever, cholera, influenza Diet.
River Irwell, Manchester. The scum on the surface is the result of sewage.
Illustrated Times, 1863
W.G. Grace – Britain’s First Sport Celebrity
The Luddites, 1811-1816