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The Resource Slum Travelers : Ladies and London Poverty, 1860-1920

Slum Travelers : Ladies and London Poverty, 1860-1920

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Slum Travelers : Ladies and London Poverty, 1860-1920
Title
Slum Travelers
Title remainder
Ladies and London Poverty, 1860-1920
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Late-nineteenth-century Britain saw the privileged classes forsake society balls and gatherings to turn their considerable resources to investigating and relieving poverty. By the 1890s at least half a million women were involved in philanthropy, particularly in London. Slum Travelers, edited, annotated, and with a superb introduction by Ellen Ross, collects a fascinating array of the writings of these "lady explorers," who were active in the east, south, and central London slums from around 1870 until the end of World War I. Contributors range from the well known, including Annie Besant, Sylv
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ross, Ellen
Dewey number
362.5574094
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1600
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women social reformers
  • Women social reformers
  • Women in charitable work
  • Poor
  • Social problems
  • London (England)
  • London (England)
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Poor
  • Social conditions
  • Social problems
  • Women in charitable work
  • Women social reformers
  • England
  • Armut
  • London
  • Frau
Label
Slum Travelers : Ladies and London Poverty, 1860-1920
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; MAP OF LONDON IN 1888; INTRODUCTION: Adventures among the Poor; 1. "Sketch of Life in Buildings," 1889: "A LADY RESIDENT"; 2. "White Slavery in London," 1888: ANNIE (WOOD) BESANT; 3. From Makers of Our Clothes, 1909: CLEMENTINA BLACK AND ADELE (LADY CARL) MEYER; 4. "Marriage in East London," 1895: HELEN (DENDY) BOSANQUET; 5. From Munition Lasses, 1917: AGNES KATE FOXWELL; 6. "A School Settlement," 1911: CLARA ELLEN GRANT; 7. "Barmaids," 1889: MARGARET HARKNESS
  • 8. "In a London Tramp Ward," 1906: MARY (KINGSLAND) HIGGS9. "The Fur-Pullers of South London," 1897: EDITH (MRS. F.G.) HOGG; 10. From A London Plane-Tree, and Other Verse, 1889: AMY LEVY; 11. "A Slum Mother" (1908) and "Guy and the Stars" (1919): MARGARET MCMILLAN; 12. "Gilding the Gutter," 1905: OLIVE CHRISTIAN MALVERY; 13. "The Irresponsibility of the Father," 1918: ANNA MARTIN; 14. "Eating the Apple," 1899: HONNOR MORTEN; 15. "The Evacuation of the Workhouse," 1918: MARGARET WYNNE NEVINSON; 16. Selections from The Woman's Dreadnought, 1916-1917: SYLVIA PANKHURST
  • 17. From The Pudding Lady, 1910: FLORENCE PETTY18. Selections from The Missing Link Magazine, 1878: ELLEN HENRIETTA RANYARD; 19. Selections from Round about a Pound a Week, 1913: MAUD PEMBER REEVES; 20. "Drunkenness," 1878: MAUDE ALETHEA STANLEY; 21. From London Street Arabs, 1890: DOROTHY TENNANT (LADY STANLEY); 22. "Petticoat-Lane," 1895: ETHEL BRILLIANA (MRS. ALEC) TWEEDIE; 23. "An Epiphany Pilgrimage," 1906: KATE WARBURTON; 24. "Pages from a Work-Girl's Diary," 1888: BEATRICE (POTTER) WEBB; APPENDIX 1: The Geography of London Wealth and Poverty; APPENDIX 2: The Texts Arranged Thematically
  • Glossary of terms, institutions, and organizationsa; b; c; d; e; f; g; h; i; l; m; n; o; p; s; t; w; index; a; b; c; d; e; f; g; h; i; j; k; l; m; n; o; p; q; r; s; t; u; v; w; y
Control code
773564944
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (345 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520249066
Lccn
2006036218
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt3c9x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773564944
Label
Slum Travelers : Ladies and London Poverty, 1860-1920
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; CONTENTS; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS; MAP OF LONDON IN 1888; INTRODUCTION: Adventures among the Poor; 1. "Sketch of Life in Buildings," 1889: "A LADY RESIDENT"; 2. "White Slavery in London," 1888: ANNIE (WOOD) BESANT; 3. From Makers of Our Clothes, 1909: CLEMENTINA BLACK AND ADELE (LADY CARL) MEYER; 4. "Marriage in East London," 1895: HELEN (DENDY) BOSANQUET; 5. From Munition Lasses, 1917: AGNES KATE FOXWELL; 6. "A School Settlement," 1911: CLARA ELLEN GRANT; 7. "Barmaids," 1889: MARGARET HARKNESS
  • 8. "In a London Tramp Ward," 1906: MARY (KINGSLAND) HIGGS9. "The Fur-Pullers of South London," 1897: EDITH (MRS. F.G.) HOGG; 10. From A London Plane-Tree, and Other Verse, 1889: AMY LEVY; 11. "A Slum Mother" (1908) and "Guy and the Stars" (1919): MARGARET MCMILLAN; 12. "Gilding the Gutter," 1905: OLIVE CHRISTIAN MALVERY; 13. "The Irresponsibility of the Father," 1918: ANNA MARTIN; 14. "Eating the Apple," 1899: HONNOR MORTEN; 15. "The Evacuation of the Workhouse," 1918: MARGARET WYNNE NEVINSON; 16. Selections from The Woman's Dreadnought, 1916-1917: SYLVIA PANKHURST
  • 17. From The Pudding Lady, 1910: FLORENCE PETTY18. Selections from The Missing Link Magazine, 1878: ELLEN HENRIETTA RANYARD; 19. Selections from Round about a Pound a Week, 1913: MAUD PEMBER REEVES; 20. "Drunkenness," 1878: MAUDE ALETHEA STANLEY; 21. From London Street Arabs, 1890: DOROTHY TENNANT (LADY STANLEY); 22. "Petticoat-Lane," 1895: ETHEL BRILLIANA (MRS. ALEC) TWEEDIE; 23. "An Epiphany Pilgrimage," 1906: KATE WARBURTON; 24. "Pages from a Work-Girl's Diary," 1888: BEATRICE (POTTER) WEBB; APPENDIX 1: The Geography of London Wealth and Poverty; APPENDIX 2: The Texts Arranged Thematically
  • Glossary of terms, institutions, and organizationsa; b; c; d; e; f; g; h; i; l; m; n; o; p; s; t; w; index; a; b; c; d; e; f; g; h; i; j; k; l; m; n; o; p; q; r; s; t; u; v; w; y
Control code
773564944
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (345 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520249066
Lccn
2006036218
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt3c9x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773564944

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