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From the Dirty City to the Spoiled Suburb

Dirt : New Geographies of Cleanliness and Contamination

I.B.Tauris, 2012

Book chapter

...Perceptions of physical dirt and social disorder have long been central to the socio-spatial distinction between the urban and the suburban. The dirty/disorderly city is routinely juxtaposed with the pure/orderly suburb, a juxtaposition...

Spiritual Cleansing: Priests and Prostitutes in Early Victorian London

Dirt : New Geographies of Cleanliness and Contamination

I.B.Tauris, 2012

Book chapter

...The reform of streetwalking prostitutes in Victorian London is an instance in the urban historical geography of dirt that emphasizes immaterial and spiritual as well as material and physical forms of filth. In this chapter I present a novel...

Mapping Sewer Spaces in mid-Victorian London

Dirt : New Geographies of Cleanliness and Contamination

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...Sewers are paradoxically both signifiers of rational modernity and reliquaries of archaic fears: the literal and metaphorical bowels of the city, everyday yet alien spaces. The primary way of visualizing sewers is through maps, where, along...

To Know, To Dwell, To Care: Towards an Actionable, Place-based Knowledge of Soils

Anna Krzywoszynska

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Anna Krzywoszynska is Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow, University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Thinking with Soils : Material Politics and Social Theory

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Introduction: Elements of a Place-based Knowledge of Soils What is a soil? What we know about soils informs how we act on them, and how we act on them informs what we know about them. In most arenas associated with the modernization...

Hygiene Aesthetics on London’s Gay Scene: The Stigma of AIDS

Dirt : New Geographies of Cleanliness and Contamination

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...In this chapter I explore how stereotypical notions of gay venues as corrupting spaces, primarily derived from cinema, were recycled in media representations of London’s gay scene in the 1980s. Although not specifically about ‘dirt...

Dirty Foods, Healthy Communities?

Dirt : New Geographies of Cleanliness and Contamination

I.B.Tauris, 2012

Book chapter

...How important are notions of impurity to rural spaces and societies? Suggestions that impurity is somehow central to rural England may appear counter-intuitive: thinking about what processes surrounded the construction of the English...

Reimagined community in London

Food Identities at Home and on the Move : Explorations at the Intersection of Food, Belonging and Dwelling

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Book chapter

...Introduction: Transmitting heritage in forced displacement – the Afghan case Using the example of the Afghan diaspora in London, this chapter examines how populations resulting from forced displacement use the cultural practices...

The Difficult Dinner Party: Food as Performance in Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Fiction

Nicola Humble

Nicola Humble is Professor of English at the University of Roehampton, UK. She is the author of award winning title Culinary Pleasures and Cake: A Global History, and also edited a widely cited edition of Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Literature of Food : An Introduction from 1830 to Present

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Book chapter

...The subject of this chapter is crucially not only the dinner party, but also its difficulty. The dinner party is the place where numerous complexities of food culture collide – issues of etiquette, the form of the meal, the order...