Indoor Paupers by 'One of Them' PDF ePub eBook

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Indoor Paupers by 'One of Them' free pdf Now available for the first time in more than a century, this unique book provides an insider's view of life inside a London workhouse in the 1880s. Originally published anonymously, a new preface by Peter Higginbotham uncovers the identity of the author and that of the workhouse he describes. The book, the only full-length account of workhouse life through an inmate's eyes, includes fascinating details of the characters who inhabited the institution and the sometimes nefarious practices engaged in by its staff.

About 'One of Them'

Author of the book's new Preface, Peter Higginbotham is one of Britain's best known authorities on the workhouse and creator of the acclaimed website www.workhouses.org.uk. He has written a number of books on the subject including 'The Workhouse Encyclopedia', 'Voices from the Workhouse', 'A Grim Almanac of the Workhouse' and 'The Workhouse Cookbook'. He has also contributed to many radio and TV programmes including 'Making History', '"heir Hunters' and 'Who Do You Think You Are?'.

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Author : 'One of Them'
Publisher : Createspace
Data Published : 28 January 2013
ISBN : 1482083981
EAN : 9781482083989
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 148 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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