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Government and public health, 1830-1850
Government and public health, 1830-1850

Duration: 04:33

The role of the British government in improving public health in the years following the 1832 cholera epidemic.

 
Government and public health, 1866-1875
Government and public health, 1866-1875

Duration: 02:03

The impact growing wealth in 19th century Britain had on public health.

 
Health and housing in the 19th century
Health and housing in the 19th century

Duration: 03:26

The government of the 1840s compiled data, statistics and testimony from health specialists to gain a picture of the dire health of the working poor in Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool and Glasgow.

 
Health, hygeine and transport in 19th century London
Health, hygeine and transport in 19th century London

Duration: 02:54

Far from what is often imagined, London in 1900 was still as dangerous to the health and hygiene of Englishman as it had been 100 years earlier.

 
Manchester Cholera Epidemic, 1832  (pt 2/2)
Manchester Cholera Epidemic, 1832 (pt 2/2)

Duration: 04:52

The impact of poor quality housing in Britain on the spread of cholera.

 
Manchester cholera epidemic, 1832 (pt 1/2)
Manchester cholera epidemic, 1832 (pt 1/2)

Duration: 04:59

A dramatisation of the outbreak of cholera in Manchester in 1832.

 
Poor housing in London in the 1880s
Poor housing in London in the 1880s

Duration: 03:34

How health and poor housing concerned the reformers and philanthropists of the late 19th century

 
Sanitation and the working poor in 19th century England
Sanitation and the working poor in 19th century England

Duration: 03:17

The story of a collier and his family in the 1860s and how they dealt with the death of a very young child in desperate living condtions.

 

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