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The Resource The Workhouse: The People, The Places, The Life Behind Doors

The Workhouse: The People, The Places, The Life Behind Doors

Label
The Workhouse: The People, The Places, The Life Behind Doors
Title
The Workhouse: The People, The Places, The Life Behind Doors
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The stories of those who lived in the shadow of the workhouse' During the nineteenth century the workhouse cast a shadow over the lives of the poor. The destitute and the desperate sought refuge within its forbidding walls. And it was an ever-present threat if poor families failed to look after themselves properly. As a result a grim mythology has grown up about the horrors of the 'house' and the mistreatment meted out to the innocent pauper. In this fully-updated and revised edition of his bestselling book, Simon Fowler takes a fresh look at the workhouse and the people who sought help from i
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Cataloging source
N$T
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Fowler, Simon
Dewey number
362.5850941
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV63.G7
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Almshouses
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Almshouses
  • Great Britain
Label
The Workhouse: The People, The Places, The Life Behind Doors
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; A Note on Monetary Values and Poor Law Administration; Chapter 1: The World of the Workhouse; Chapter 2: The Life Behind Doors; Chapter 3: Working for the Workhouse; Chapter 4: 'Fit for purpose' -- the Able-bodied Poor; Chapter 5: Suffer the Children ... ; Chapter 6: The Sick and Aged; Chapter 7: Casuals in the Workhouse; Appendix I: Workhouse Museums; Appendix II: Using Workhouse Records; Bibliography; Index
Control code
894511886
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781473840324
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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ebbf4dd5-f1eb-4c06-a4df-d6042a8c93e5
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)894511886
Label
The Workhouse: The People, The Places, The Life Behind Doors
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Preface; A Note on Monetary Values and Poor Law Administration; Chapter 1: The World of the Workhouse; Chapter 2: The Life Behind Doors; Chapter 3: Working for the Workhouse; Chapter 4: 'Fit for purpose' -- the Able-bodied Poor; Chapter 5: Suffer the Children ... ; Chapter 6: The Sick and Aged; Chapter 7: Casuals in the Workhouse; Appendix I: Workhouse Museums; Appendix II: Using Workhouse Records; Bibliography; Index
Control code
894511886
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781473840324
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
ebbf4dd5-f1eb-4c06-a4df-d6042a8c93e5
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)894511886

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