Poverty amidst prosperity : the urban poor in England, 1834-1914 /

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Main Author: Chinn, Carl. (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin's Press, ©1995.
Series:New frontiers in history.
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Main Author:Chinn, Carl.
Summary:

England was the wealthiest nation in the world in the 19th century, but urban poverty remained widespread and deep. Many observers sought to explain this awful paradox. In their investigations they asked whether the poor were to blame for their position because of their feckless lifestyles, or were they pushed into it by an unfair economic system?

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Physical Description:x, 182 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-176) and index.
ISBN:0719039894 (hardback)
0719039908 (pbk.)
9780719039898
9780719039904