Angel Meadow PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Angel Meadow free pdf Step into the Victorian underworld of Angel Meadow, the vilest and most dangerous slum of the Industrial Revolution. In the shadow of the world's first cotton mill, 30,000 souls trapped by poverty are fighting for survival as the British Empire is built upon their backs.Thieves and prostitutes keep company with rats in overcrowded lodging houses and deep cellars on the banks of a black river, the Irk. Gangs of 'scuttlers' stalk the streets in pointed, brass-tripped clogs. Those who evade their clutches are hunted down by cholera and tuberculosis. Lawless drinking dens and a cold slab in the dead house provide the only relief from this filthy and frightening world.Former Manchester Evening News journalist Dean Kirby takes readers on a hair-raising journey through the alleyways, gin palaces and underground vaults of the nineteenth century Manchester slum considered so diabolical it was re-christened 'hell upon earth' by Friedrich Engels in 1845. Enter Angel Meadow if you dare...

About Dean Kirby

Dean Kirby is a journalist who has been covering the news in Manchester, his home city, for nearly 20 years. His search for his ancestors led him to Victorian Manchester's Angel Meadow slum, where he made a remarkable discovery in the rubble of an archaeological dig. Angel Meadow: Victorian Britain's Most Savage Slum is his first book.

Details Book

Author : Dean Kirby
Publisher : Pen
Data Published :
ISBN : 1783831529
EAN : 9781783831524
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Angel Meadow



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Scuttlers free pdfScuttlers

    A thrillingly fast-paced play about youthful disaffection. protest and violence. drawing on the history of the Scuttlers. the youth gangs of nineteenth-century Manchester. It's 1885 and the streets of Manchester are crackling with energy..


  • Tommy's World  free pdfTommy's World

    Based on the fascinating and inspiring life of the author's father Tommy. born in a Manchester slum in 1886 Tommy Hopkins' early years aren't very promising. Born at the end of the 19th century in a slum district of Manchester..


  • Meet Me in the Meadow free pdfMeet Me in the Meadow

    Meet me in St. Louis. then further south I ask you to travel with me past the Mississippi RIver town of Kimmswick to a valley along Glaize creek to my secret meadow. As you Meet Me in the Meadow..


  • Victorian Manchester Through Time free pdfVictorian Manchester Through Time

    Manchester's unique Victorian red-brick and sandstone architecture still dominates the twenty-first century skyline. despite modern developments. Manchester's Victorian history consists of much more than cotton mills and canals..


  • Manchester Then  free pdfManchester Then

    The city of Manchester. once known as 'the queen of the cotton cities'. has seen many changes over the course of the last centuries - from the boom years of the Industrial Revolution. through the destruction of the Second World War..


  • Angel Meadow free pdfAngel Meadow

    Where To Download Books. Step into the Victorian underworld of Angel Meadow, the vilest and most dangerous slum of the Industrial Revolution. In the shadow of the world's first cotton mill, 30,000 sou