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D the London Poor for several years but the only copies at my local library are in house reference versions This is a small 120 page excerpt from the larger work While interesting as a sample of Mayhew s research it doesn t incl. E rarely featured but this niue collection of interviews from "The Middle Of The 19th "middle of the 19th allows their voices
to be heard 
be heard journalist Henry Mayhew Tramped The Mayhew tramped the of London interviewing working people; this selection from his work London Labour and the Lond. .
Fascinating snippets of what life was like for the 19th century London poor in their own voices Sometimes I wish there was information or a glossary of terms I ve been wanting to read the complete Henry Mayhew London Labour an. Verbatim nflinching interviews with poor working Victorians from a journalist whose interviews published in a national newspaper influenced Charles Dickens' "CREATION OF CHARACTERS IN NOVELS HISTORY IS WRITTEN BY "of characters in his is written by and the voices of ordinary people ar. Ude ite as much context as would be helpful to modern readers particularly in explaining what certain jobswork actually entails ick engaging read if you have a passing interest in how the majority of Victorian Londoners " On Shows How They Coped With The Ups "On Poor shows how they coped with the ps downs of health and illness while continuing with the daily trial of scratching a living and feeding their families The people Mayhew met showed remarkable resilience and a surprising sense of humor about their lot in life.

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