Poverty and Poor Law Reform in Nineteenth-Century Britain, 1834-1914 : From Chadwick to Booth, Paperback Book

Poverty and Poor Law Reform in Nineteenth-Century Britain, 1834-1914 : From Chadwick to Booth Paperback

Part of the Seminar Studies In History series

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The Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834 is one of the most important pieces of social legislation ever enacted.

Its principles and the workhouse system dominated attitudes to welfare provision for the next 80 years.

This new Seminar Study explores the changing ideas to poverty over this period and assesses current debates on Victorian attitudes to the poor.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 152 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: British & Irish history
  • ISBN: 9780582315549

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