Er working class Some other people have said there s too much romanticism and I think there definitely is uite a bit but the author tries to be balanced and is at least talking about the loss of actual things sense of community and just human contact the general feeling of disconnection as you grow older feeling of neglect by most of the political class tc and doesn t pin it on ridiculous sources she avoids ven the covert racism and generally I uite liked what comment she made which was sources she avoids ven the covert and generally I uite liked what political comment she made which was changeThe real treat here is just the very vocative descriptions from actual people of how they lived the games they played the houses they lived in the people they talked to how they got by what the war was like You can t point to any one thing and say this is special but taken together it creates an amazing portrait of a world that s now mostly gone If you re interested in that sort of history of average people not in the class sense but just how average people lived then you ll definitely njoy this The streets of East London can still harken some of the imagery the book lends to the reader with just a little imagination however if you re at a loss of travels and can t xperience it first hand you ll find yourself well comforted within your imagination from the images and feelings this book conjures Although I was born decades after the author and thousands of miles away I still felt a deep connection with the culture and nvironment represented in this book I couldn t help but feel a little bit a part of this time after reading Just wonderful It s interesting to compare my own recollections of the East End growing up there from 1953 1969 Sometimes I recognise the recollections of others very strongly At other times it sounds that they re talking about somewhere Life Leverage elsentirely different Which I guess shows how variable
And Unreliable Personal Recollections unreliable personal recollections many years ago can be It gives vivid pictures how accurate those pictures are is somethi. He was going home she would call out 'Goodnight kidlets' I said that when I grew up I would go out singing in the streets and buy her a pair of blue bloomers O'Neill is fascinating about both the positive and negative sides of a way of life that went forever when families were moved out to housing states on the fringes of London and about the parts of it that have survived into a new multi cultural East End; My East End is a good book because it has an unsnobbish respect for the voices it draws on Roz Kaveney. ,
read & download My East End A History Of Cockney LondonAges when Flemish settlers carried on their crafts and traded there Huguenots came from France Jews came from all Amazing collection of stories and details about the famed East End of London First section of the
Book Provides A Briefprovides a brief of the area including well intentioned but poorly xecuted charitable work In the second section of the book there are snippits of conversation from those who lived in the area telling stories about what they ate how they celebrated what type of work they had Incredible stories really paint a picture of what life was like in the arly to mid 20th century Having been born in the East End East Ham I Have Always Had I have always had fascination with its history and culture Of course times were hard back in the day with poverty slums overcrowding diseases low mortality rate and verything lse associated with the East End However there were many positives that are now lost to today s consumerism corporate dominance and lack of communitiesA line from the book says conditions may be a lot better but there is a sense of loss There were great things about the East End which will soon only be in books and in the stories of those that told them Playing games having family parties
in the streets playing out in the streets being able to leave your children withthe streets playing out in the streets being able to leave your children with neighbours looking out for you customer service in shops no mobile phones being able to leave your doors open pie and mash fish and chips Beano s Christmas clubs jubblies knees up and the list goes onThis book recounts a lot of stories from people who lived in the East End The rollercoaster life where life was hard and community was verything This is a well researched and interesting book to read Along with some insightful pictures of the time it is a trip of nostalgic succulence that has you debating on your head Now or then Fascinating story of the East End primarily from 1900 1960ish as told by the voices of many people who lived there the vast majority the poor. Ction of oral history in which pensioners talk about the classic East End of late Victorian times and the inter war period a time when grinding poverty could just about be survived with luck when people were forced to live in Its a Lat Lat Lat Lat World each other's pockets and children played around the open door of their homes until all hours There was always a jigsaw on the go andveryone that called had a go at putting some pieces in Nanny usually came round on Friday nights and always brought a bag of sweets winter warmers and as 3 out of 5 starsThis is a book that goes over the history
of the The Infinite Air eastnd for a long way back I found it verythe The Spill eastnd for a long way back I found it very but unfortunately it was abit bity and hard to get into For me there were some ras that I found interesting and so many stories that break your heart So much unfortunately that I felt overloaded If you read this book slowly then I think you will
Definitely Get Out Ofget out of This book resonated with various parts of my childhood as I lived on the dge of the Is It Bedtime Wibbly Pig? eastnd is Islington before Islington was Islington from birth in 1958 through a marriage in Hackney until I left in the late 1990 s Lot of bits of the history that I remember and the book was a fascinating reflection of the timeBut please stop the nostalgia it was a dirty violent cramped How To Win At Casino Gambling existence with no bathrooms outside loo and shit of many different kinds We all are in a much better place now please don t forget it If you have any connection with this part of London or just as a social history this book is well worth a read Could be over generous with stars on this one My rating my be colored by my trips there and my loss of a good friend whom I visited Very interesting and informative thanxpected view of East End Lots of history book type and oral of the area It does seem to be written for the Brits I have made an Training the Help (Hedon Falls effort over the years to learn and still failed to know what many things were Damn that is a bad sentence Collected oral now written history of the area of London that I am most familiar with because of having a friend live there Other than thexperiences with the Blitz and bombings the times seem to coincide with those in America but distanced by about a generation or so Essentially an historical account of the author s life in London s East End from her birth in 1923 The main section of the book covers her childhood memories and the devastation of WW2 which began when she was aged 16 Also an xplanation of the beginnings of the East End in the Middle. The heart of the East End has always been Tower Hamlets; Gilda O'Neill is nough of a partisan to regard ven Hackney as a bit out of bounds My East End starts with the arliest times the East of London has always been where dirty industry congregated downstream from the Court and Parliament and it has always been where incomers started from Flemings in the Middle Ages to Bengalis today The greater part of this Hello Bravo ! - Activity Book excellent book though is not a competent academic run through of the sources but an invaluable colle.