up to 75% off publishers’ prices

Dusty Bob

A Cultural History of Dustmen, 1780–1870

Brian Maidment

In this first study of the cultural representation of the dust trade during the 19th century, Brian Maidment shows the ways in which London dustmen were associated with ideas of contamination, dirt, noise and violence. He uses literary, dramatic and graphic evidence to explain how the image of the dustman emerged from late 18th-century assumptions about his work and habits, and discusses Dusty Bob's appearance in the work of Victorian caricaturists, social analysts and writers, notably Mayhew and Dickens.

Publ £50.00

£14.99

Last few
Product information:
  • Publisher: Manchester UP
  • Year: 2007
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 266pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • ISBN: 9780719052835
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.8kg
Product code:
220680
Product information
Delivery information

UK

Single item order‭: ‬£2.00

Multiple item order‭: ‬£3.00

Next day‭ - ‬all orders‭: ‬£6.00

Standard delivery‭: ‬3-5‭ ‬working days‭ (‬Highlands and Islands 5-7‭ ‬working days‭)‬

Next day delivery‭: ‬Available all UK excluding Highlands and Islands

Collect your order from a local shop – prices and delivery times as above

Overseas

All orders‭: ‬delivery costs for orders outside the UK are based on country of destination and product weight.

You can view your overseas delivery cost using the Summary section within the Basket‭.‬

For more information on delivery/overseas orders please refer to our Delivery Information.