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Through alphabetically organized, short but incisive and insightful cross-referenced entries, The Encyclopedia of London's East End is a foundational reference work with sections on the area’s art, architecture, politics, significant personages and places, literature, music, and film.

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Hundreds of entries covering every facet of the East End


Annie Besant

Joseph Merrick

Gilbert and George

George and Minnie Lansbury

Israel Narodiczky

Oscar Wilde


Albert Square from EastEnders

Balfron Tower

Brick Lane Mosque

The Gherkin

Queen Adelaide's Dispensary

River Lea


The Kray brothers in film

The Mask of Fu Manchu

An Acre of Barren Ground

Brick Lane

The Homecoming

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