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London Labour & the London poor : Penguin Classics - Mayhew Henry

London Labour & the London poor

Penguin Classics


Published: 27th March 2007
For Ages: 18+ years old
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Unflinching reports of Londonas poor from a prolific and influential English writer

"London Labour and the London Poor" originated in a series of articles, later published in four volumes, written for the "Morning Chronicle" in 1849 and 1850 when journalist Henry Mayhew was at the height of his career. Mayhew aimed simply to report the realities of the poor from a compassionate and practical outlook. This penetrating selection shows how well he succeeded: the underprivileged of London become extraordinarily and often shockingly alive.

Wandering tribes in general
wandering tribes in the country
the London street-folk
street sellers of fish
street sellers of fruit and vegetables
stationary street sellers of fish, fruit and vegetables
the street Irish
street sellers of game, poultry, rabbits, butter, cheese and eggs
street sellers of trees, shrubs, flowers, roots, seeds and branches
street sellers of green stuff
street sellers of eatables and drinkables
street sellers of stationery, literature and the fine arts
street sellers of manufactured articles
the women street sellers
the children street sellers
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ISBN: 9780140432411
ISBN-10: 0140432418
Series: Penguin Classics
Audience: General
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 544
Published: 27th March 2007
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 12.9  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.33
Edition Number: 1