Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 September 2020

400 Pages


ISBN: 9780198823414

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London's West End

Creating the Pleasure District, 1800-1914

Rohan McWilliam

  • Offers the first ever history of the West End of London
  • Shows the West End as a distinctive space that shaped metropolitan identities in the modern era
  • Uncovers how theatres, restaurants, hotels, and shops relate to each other as part of larger urban networks
  • Provides a significant contribution to the history of night life