The Classic Slum

The Classic Slum: Salford Life in the First Quarter of the Century

Non-Fiction, History & Politics, British History, 20th Century Britain
Paperback Published on: 26/07/1990
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A study which combines personal reminiscences with careful historical research, the myth of the 'good old days' is summarily dispensed with; Robert Roberts describes the period of his childhood, when the main affect of poverty in Edwardian Salford was degredation, and, despite great resources of human courage, few could escape such a prison.

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780140136241
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Weight: 213g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 17 mm

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The Classic Slum
Brilliant Social History of the Slums
I have recently re-read this classic book of social history, The Classic Slum wipes away any ‘romantic’ thoughts about early 20th century poverty in Salfor... READ MORE