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Published: 01 December 2018

320 Pages | 13 b/w illus., 6 tables, 1 map

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9781526135674

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Poor Law Practice in England, 1780-1850

First Edition

Samantha A. Shave

Published by Manchester University Press

  • New in paperback
  • The first volume in some decades to undertake a study over both Old and New Poor Law eras, a period of rapid change in British welfare history
  • A fresh perspective, which reveals significant aspects of poor law history which have been overlooked by scholars
  • Takes a direct look at recent trends in poor law research, especially on agency and experience
  • Essential reading for anyone with an interest in welfare and poverty in eighteenth and nineteenth-century England
  • 13 black and white illustrations and 6 tables

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