On the street in nineteenth-century London

Pooley, Colin (2021) On the street in nineteenth-century London. Urban History, 48 (2). pp. 211-226. ISSN 0963-9268

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This paper uses statements made at London’s Central Criminal Court (The Old Bailey) by victims and witnesses of crime in nineteenth-century London to reveal the hidden history of pedestrian movement on the city’s streets. It demonstrates that men and women of all ages and social groups walked the streets at most times of the day and night, and argues that walking was not only a normal and taken-for-granted activity, but that pedestrianism could contribute to the development of a community of the street.

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Urban History
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https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/urban-history/article/on-the-street-in-nineteenthcentury-london/F5295A470F4933C21F94D5187B6F0BA6 The final, definitive version of this article has been published in the Journal, Urban History, 48 (2), pp 211-226 2021, © 2020 Cambridge University Press.
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?? walkingcrimelondonmobilitypedestrianismsocial sciences(all)arts and humanities(all)historysociology and political scienceurban studiesarts and humanities (miscellaneous)geography, planning and development ??
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