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19th Century London

London : the biography
by Peter Ackroyd

Cleansing the city : sanitary geographies in Victorian London
by Michelle Elizabeth Allen

Bleak house
by Charles Dickens

Bleak House

Our mutual friend
by Charles Dickens

The condition of the working class in England.
by Friedrich Engels

The great stink (fiction)
by Clare Clark

London labour and the London poor.
by Henry Mayhew

Shadow cities : a billion squatters, a new urban world
by Robert Neuwirth

Victorian London : the life of a city, 1840-1870
by Liza Picard

London, a social history
by Roy Porter

About John Snow

Dr. John Snow Website – UCLA

Snow’s Map pdf:

John Snow archive and research companion:

The strange case of the Broad Street pump : John Snow and the mystery of cholera
by Sandra Hempel

Cholera Outbreak in Haiti:

UN Report on Cholera Outbreak in Haiti:

Cholera : the biography
by Christopher Hamlin


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Using The Ghost Map in Quantitative Reasoning Courses, Podcast from the BBC on the 4 humours:

Cartographies of disease : maps, mapping, and medicine
by Tom Koch

Report on the sanitary condition of the labouring population of Gt. Britain
by Edwin Chadwick; M Flinn; Great Britain. Poor Law Commissioners.

The anatomy of disgust
by William Ian Miller


An Animated introduction to the Ghost Map

Author Steven Johnson talks about the Ghost Map