London labour and the London poor. by H. Mayhew

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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: London Labour and the London Poor is Henry Mayhew’s classic investigation into the lives of nineteenth century street traders, who made their living making, finding and selling things on the streets of London.

My favourite parts of the book were portraits of individuals based on interviews. All of Mayhew’s subjects speak in their own voices/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).

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London labour and the London poor. book 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.

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by Henry Mayhew. 11 Want to read; Published by Charles Griffin in London. Written in English. London Labour And The London Poor V shall remain a continual source of research for me throughout the upcoming years.

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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 Bracebridge Hemyng, John Binny and Andrew Halliday.

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Mayhew aimed simply to report the realities of the. 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.

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The articles from which it is composed consider the working lives of the doomed and dispossessed underclass of the 19th-century capital in brutally stark terms.

In the words of Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, who contributes an elegant introduction, the author's. Produced between andLondon Labour and the London Poor is one of the most significant examples of nineteenth-century oral history.

The collection teems with the minute particulars of the everyday—bits and pieces of London lives assembled into a precarious whole by the author, editor, and principal investigator, Henry Mayhew. Mayhew was interested in. 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.

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London Labour and the London Poor, extra volume. Mayhew, Henry. London Labour and the London Poor was the most comprehensive English [social] survey before Booth’s Mayhew’s work is, in effect, a survey of the followers of certain occupations, and the people with whom he deals are, almost without exception, those who get their livelihood in the streets street traders, mountebanks, crossing-sweepers.

Henry Mayhew, from London Labour and the London Poor () Henry Mayhew (25 November – 25 July ) was a journalist, playwright and advocate of reform. He was one of the co-founders of the satirical magazine Punch inand was the magazine's joint. London Labour and the London Poor.

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