LONDON LABOUR AND THE LONDON POOR


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LONDON LABOUR AND THE LONDON POOR

HENRY MAYHEW    Book Number: 56595    Product format: Paperback

A masterpiece of social observation. Mayhew takes us into the abyss, into a world without fixed employment where skills are declining and insecurity mounting, a world of criminality, pauperism and vice, of unorthodox personal relations and fluid families, a world from which regularity is absent and prosperity has departed. Making sense of this environment required curiosity, imagination and a novelist’s eye for detail, and Henry Mayhew possessed all three. 636 pages in paperback.
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ISBN 9781840226195
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