Course Text (Recommended for Purchase)
Chris Williams (ed.), A Companion to Nineteenth-century Britain
A Briggs, Victorian Cities
D Cannadine and D Reeder (eds), Exploring the Urban Past: Essays in urban history by H J Dyos
P Corfield, The Impact of English Towns
M Daunton (ed.), The Cambridge Urban History of Britain : 1840-1950 (Cambridge Urban History of Britain, Vol. 3)
R Dennis, English Industrial Cities of the Nineteenth Century
H Dyos and M Wolff (eds), The Victorian City: Images and Realities, 2 vols.
D Fraser, and A Sutcliffe (eds), The Pursuit of Urban History
J Johnson and C Pooley (eds), The Structure of Nineteenth-Century Cities
R J Morris and R Rodger (eds), The Victorian City
F M L Thompson, The Cambridge Social History of Britain, volume 2
P Waller, Town, City and Nation: England, 1850-1914
Contemporary Perspectives of the Victorian City
F Engels, The Condition of the Working Class in England.
F Engels, The Housing Question.
W Cooke Taylor, Notes of a Tour in the Manufacturing Districts.
E Chadwick, Report on the Sanitary Condition of the Labouring Population of Great Britain.
C F G Masterman, The Condition of England.
J P Kay-Shuttleworth, The Moral and Physical Condition of the Working Classes Employed in the Cotton Manufacture in Manchester.
E Howard, Garden Cities of Tomorrow.
H Taine, Notes on England.
A Bowley and A R Burnett-Hurst, Livlihood and Poverty.
F Bell, At the Works.
S Rowntree, Poverty.
S Rowntree, Poverty and Progress.
C Booth, Life and Labour of People in London.
J Ruskin, The Crown of Wild Olive: Four Lectures on Industry and War.
J L Hammond, The Town Labourer.
C Dickens, Hard Times.
E Gaskell, North and South.
B Disraeli, Sybil.
A Bennett, Clayhanger.
R Roberts, The Classic Slum.
R Roberts, A Ragged Schooling.
G Gissing, The Nether World.