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London labour and London poor

Henry Mayhew

London labour and London poor

by Henry Mayhew

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Published by George Woodfall in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by Henry Mayhew]. [Vol.3], those that will not work.
The Physical Object
Pagination192p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17325038M

Ex-library with usual markings thus very good in a very good dustwrapper with large tear to middle of rear spine flap. History of the British poor and working class of the 19th century, from their point of view. Abridged edition of *London Labour and the London Poor*, first published in LibriVox recording of London Labour and the London Poor Volume II by Henry Mayhew. Read in English by Gillian Hendrie Subtitled, "A Cyclopaedia of the condition and earnings of those that will work, those that cannot work, and those that will not work.".

  Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. London Labour and the London Poor (Vol. 3 of 4) by Henry Mayhew - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. London labour and the London poor: a cyclopaedia of the condition and earnings of those that will work, those that cannot work, and those that will not work.

  London Labour and the London Poor is an extraordinary work of investigative journalism, a work of literature, and a groundbreaking work of sociology. Mayhew conducted hundreds of interviews with London's street traders, entertainers, thieves and beggars which revealed that the 'two nations' of rich and poor in Victorian Britain were much closer /5().   With an Introduction by Rosemary O'Day. London Labour and the London Poor is a masterpiece of personal inquiry and social observation. It is the classic account of life below the margins in the greatest Metropolis in the world and a compelling portrait of the habits, tastes, amusements, appearance, speech, humour, earnings and opinions of the labouring poor at /5().


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London Labour and the London Poor originated in a series of articles, later published in four volumes, written for the Morning Chronicle in and 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/5.

An extraordinary work of investigative journalism, literature, and sociology, 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/5(37).

London Labour and the London Poor is a rare and fascinating insight into the lives and struggles of the 19th-century poor. Written by journalist and reformer Henry Mayhew, a founder and editor of the satirical magazine Punch, it collects hundreds of testimonials from the lower strata of Victorian encounter street entertainers, 'pure finders', cabinetmakers, /5(37).

London Labour and the London Poor is an extraordinary work of investigative journalism, a work of literature, and a groundbreaking work of sociology. Mayhew conducted hundreds of interviews with London's street traders, entertainers, thieves and beggars which revealed that the 'two nations' of rich and poor in Victorian Britain were much closer than many people thought/5(37).

London Labour and the London Poor is a masterpiece of personal inquiry and social observation. It is the classic account of life below the margins in the greatest Metropolis in the world and a compelling portrait of the habits, tastes, amusements, appearance, speech, humour, earnings and opinions of the labouring poor at the time of the Great by: If you want to know how it was like for the lower working class in London and their daily routines and rituals, this is the book, written by London labour and London poor book who interviewed the ragtag army of merchants and menial workers who ecked out a meager and difficult existence of those days.

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Mayhew aimed simply to report the realities of the poor from a /5(). London Labour and the London Poor was originally advertised as a "Cyclopoedia" of street life, implying that it was a compendium of facts for dipping into rather than a book to be read from cover to cover.

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London Labour and the London Poor, Vol. 1 by Henry Mayhew - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. London Labour and the London Poor was written by Henry Mayhew as a series of articles for the Morning Chronicle. The articles were compiled into a three volume set of books inwith a fourth volume being added inco-written by.

London Labour and the London Poor examines at length the various marginalized people one might have encountered on the streets of London during the mid- s.

These included street vendors of fruits, flowers, fish, sundries, meals and snacks. Another section details the lives of dustmen, crossing.

London labour and the London poor by Henry Mayhew. Publication date Publisher Dover Collection europeanlibraries Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Oxford University Language English Volume 3. Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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Researched and written around the time of the Great Exhibition. London Labour And The London Poor V shall remain a continual source of research for me throughout the upcoming years.

Referenced/Read for personal research and historical clarity. I found this particular volume of as much immense interest as the other three/5. London Labour and the London Poor is a rare and fascinating insight into the lives and struggles of the 19th-century poor. Written by journalist and reformer Henry Mayhew, a founder and editor of the satirical magazine Punch, it collects hundreds of testimonials from the lower strata of Victorian society.

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Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford. London labour and the London poor User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Journalist Mayhew wrote these texts as newspaper articles between and He exposed the underbelly of London's impoverished masses, some working, some begging, others stealing.

Dickens, it ain't. Read full review5/5(3). London Labour and the London Poor is an extraordinary work of investigative journalism, a work of literature, and a groundbreaking work of sociology. Mayhew conducted hundreds of interviews with London's street traders, entertainers, thieves and beggars which revealed that the 'two nations' of rich and poor in Victorian Britain were much closer /5(42).

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