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London labour and the London poor

Author: Henry Mayhew; Robert Douglas-Fairhurst
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : A selected edView all editions and formats
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London Labour and the London Poor originated in a series of articles for a local newspaper and grew into a massive record of the daily life of Victorian London's underclass. Henry Mayhew conducted hundreds of interviews that provided a first-hand account of costermongers and street-sellers, of sewer-scavengers and chimney-sweeps, creating an intimate and detailed portrait that offered unprecedented insight into  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Mayhew; Robert Douglas-Fairhurst
ISBN: 9780199566082 0199566089
OCLC Number: 701481486
Notes: "This set of interviews and statistical surveys first published as a periodical in 1850-2, and later collected and revised as a set of four volumes in 1861-2"--Page xv.
Description: lii, 472 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Volume I: The London street-folk --
Volume II: The London street-folk (continued) --
Volume III: The London street-folk (concluded) --
Volume IV: Those that will not work.
Responsibility: Henry Mayhew ; edited by Robert Douglas-Fairhurst.
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This groundbreaking investigation into the lives of London's underclass was undertaken by Henry Mayhew in the 1850s. His interviews with street traders, beggars, and thieves results in a work as  Read more...

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