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A Victorian workhouse

Author: John Barwell
Publisher: Hove : Wayland, 1994.
Series: Victorian life.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the plight of the homeless and jobless in Victorian Britain when there was no unemployment or sickness benefits. Discusses the Poor laws that provided for support from the parish and the operation of the workhouses. Suggested level:primary, intermediate.
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Barwell
ISBN: 075021158X 9780750211581
OCLC Number: 59873774
Description: 32 pages
Series Title: Victorian life.
Responsibility: John Barwell.

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A further title from the VICTORIAN LIFE series, with drawings and photographs illustrating an examination of the harsh conditions of the Victorian workhouse. Suitable for the National Curriculum Key  Read more...

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