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Mayhew"s London underworld

Henry Mayhew

Mayhew"s London underworld

being selections from "Those that will not work",the fourth volume of "London labour and the London poor"

by Henry Mayhew

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Published by Century in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

This selection previously published as "London"s underworld", London: Kimber, 1950.

Statementedited and introduced by Peter Quennell.
ContributionsQuennell, Peter, 1905-, Mayhew, Henry, 1812-1887.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21665103M
ISBN 100712695702

  Book Reviewer. 20 Dec For a view on of the real world for working people read "Mayhews London" sobering reading. No north south divide, all were in the shit. but hit on others in the criminal underworld. The books all seem to martyr them, in real life they were psychotic murderers, un-predictable and certifiably mad. All three. London Labour and the London Poor (Oxford World's Classics) by Mayhew, Henry; Douglas-Fairhurst, Robert and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

  Henry Mayhew, The Wonders of Science or Young Humphry Davy, Written for Boys (London: David Bogue, ) was a book devoted to natural philosophy and the science of chemistry for children rather than a biography. Henry Mayhew, Young Benjamin Franklin or the Right Road Through Life, A Boy's Book on a Boy's Own Subject (London: James Blackwood. Notes 1 According to Cullwick, this was written by Munby but put in the paper by her. 2 London Labour and the London Poor originated in a series of articles written for the Morning Chronicle in and The articles were compiled into three volumes in A fourth volume was added in 3 Steven Marcus talks about the date of this work.

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Mayhew"s London underworld by Henry Mayhew Download PDF EPUB FB2

London Labour and the London Poor is a work of Victorian journalism by Henry the s, he observed, documented, and described the state of working people in London for a series of articles in a newspaper, the Morning Chronicle, that were later compiled into book form.

Mayhew went into deep, almost pedantic detail concerning Mayhews London underworld book trades, habits, religion, and domestic arrangements of Cited by:   Henry Mayhew’s London is an edited selection from Henry Mayhew’s London Labour and the London Poor.

London Labour and the London Poor is an extraordinary book. In it, Henry Mayhew describes the lives of people from the margins of Victorian society, ranging from pickpockets to dung gatherers, and from hot eel sellers to peep show exhibitors/5(26).

The first and possibly the greatest sociological study of poverty in 19th-century London, this survey by a journalist invented the genre of oral history a century before the term was coined.

Henry Mayhew vowed "to publish the history of a people, from the lips of the people themselves — giving a literal description of their labour, their earnings, their trials and their sufferings, in their. London's Underworld Henry Mayhew.

out of 5 stars 5. Hardcover. 19 offers from £ Since then I have Mayhews London underworld book on and off out of Australia for a total of eighteen years and it all began in London. Mayhews London is extraordinary because it is written so clearly by the author who had a sharp eye and a fine memory.

The day to day /5(27). Henry Mayhew (25 November – 25 July ) was a journalist, playwright, and advocate of reform. He was one of the co-founders of the satirical magazine Punch inand was the magazine's joint editor, with Mark Lemon, in its early is also known for his work as a social researcher, publishing an extensive series of newspaper articles in the Morning Chronicle that was later.

The London Underworld in the Victorian Period: Authentic First-Person Accounts by Beggars, Thieves and Prostitutes by Henry Mayhew avg rating — ratings — published — 9 editions.

Buy London's Underworld New edition by Mayhew, Henry, Quennell, Peter (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 4. London Labour and the London Poor is a key work in the development of investigative journalism.

Dr Mary L Shannon describes how Henry Mayhew conducted numerous interviews with street-sellers, sweepers and sewer-hunters, in order to share their stories with the reading public. Henry Mayhew’s London is an edited selection from Henry Mayhew’s London Labour and the London Poor.

London Labour and the London Poor is an extraordinary book. In it, Henry Mayhew describes the lives of people from the margins of Victorian society, ranging from pickpockets to dung gatherers, and from hot eel sellers to peep show s: There is a very interesting (and affordable in e-book format) analysis version of this book available, by Donald Thomas called "The Victorian Underworld".

Most of the examples pre date JtR by 20 years (I think Mayhew died in ), but it's a fascinating read. Highly recommended. Mayhew's London Underworld (Century Lives and Letters) [Quennell, Peter] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published in as London Labour and the London Poor, v. Description: pages. Condition: Very Good+. A Very Good+ Blue Hardcoer with gilt titles to the spine. The pages are tightly bound, bright & unmarked.

Black & white drawings through the book. Cover rubbing with a small stain to the front cover and on the back cover.

"Mayhew's London being selections from 'London labour and the London poor' which was first published. London's Underworld - Mayhew, Henry edited By P Quennell 6th edition book. £ P&P: + £ P&P. Mayhew's London book,illustrated,first published ,this editionThe Pilot Press, edited by Peter Quennell being selections from London labour and the London poor'.

London's Underworld. Being Selections from 'Those That Will Not Work' the Fourth Volume of 'london Labour and the London Poor' by MAYHEW Henry QUENNELL Peter and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at London Labour and the London Poor is Henry Mayhew’s classic investigation into the lives of nineteenth century street traders, who made their living making, finding and selling things on the streets of London.

My favourite parts of the book were portraits of individuals based on interviews. All of Mayhew’s subjects speak in their own voices/5(52). Primary Sources Henry Mayhew. Henry Mayhew, the son of Joshua Mayhew, a London lawyer, and Mary Ann Fenn, was born on 25th November After being educated at Westminster School, he worked with his father for three r, it was a stormy relationship.

According to his biographer, Deborah Vlock: "One of seventeen children and the fourth of seven sons, Mayhew failed to live up to.

Mayhew's London being selections from 'London labour and the London poor' which was first published in This book, "Mayhew's London," by Henry Mayhew, is a replication of a book originally published before It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that you may enjoy it in a form as close to the original as possible.

London is a world itself, and its records embrace a world history. (Garwood viii) Introduction. The origins of London slums date back to the mid eighteenth century, when the population of London, or the “Great Wen,” as William Cobbett called it, began to grow at an unprecedented rate.

No. 2 Londons Underworld This book is based on Henry Mayhews works dealing with conditions among the London proletariat first begun in and updated and reissued over the next eleven years when an additional vollume was produced dealing with prostitutes, thieves, swindlers and beggars.See the evidence of police resistance to the enforcement of middle-class morals on the London working classes gathered by Inwood, Stephen in “ Policing London's Morals: The Metropolitan Police and Popular Culture, –,” London Jour no.

2 ():, London’s Underworld () contained selections from Volume 4; Mayhew’s London and Mayhew’s Characters () both contained selections from Volumes All three were published by William Kimber, London.