Eighteenth-Century Fiction journal

Eighteenth-Century Fiction, a McMaster University journal

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The ever-changing and ever-challenging urban landscape: this engraving records the designs of the London city gates, most of which were destroyed in the 18th and 19th centuries. Several of these gates stood for hundreds of years prior to the modern road-widening schemes that ensured their destruction.
For more on 18th-century urban architecture and its impact on the city denizens, read Eighteenth-Century Fiction journal online via institutional subscription at Project MUSE: http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/eighteenth_century_fiction/

The ever-changing and ever-challenging urban landscape: this engraving records the designs of the London city gates, most of which were destroyed in the 18th and 19th centuries. Several of these gates stood for hundreds of years prior to the modern road-widening schemes that ensured their destruction.

For more on 18th-century urban architecture and its impact on the city denizens, read Eighteenth-Century Fiction journal online via institutional subscription at Project MUSE: http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/eighteenth_century_fiction/

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