Pauper Capital: London and the Poor Law, 1790-1870

Pauper Capital: London and the Poor Law, 1790-1870

by David R Green

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409480723
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 06/28/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 7 MB

About the Author

David R. Green, Dr, Reader, Department of Geography, King's College London, UK

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Introduction: the context of Poor Law reform; London and the regions under the old Poor Law; Metropolitan geographies of pauperism: the old Poor Law; Parish politics and the coming of the new system; Building the workhouse system; Negotiating poor relief: pauper encounters with the Poor Law; Paying for pauperism: urban change and fiscal stress; Reforming relief: from removals to redistribution; Appendix; Bibliography; Index.

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