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London labour and the London poorUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Journalist Mayhew wrote these texts as newspaper articles between 1849 and 1850. He exposed the underbelly of London's impoverished masses, some working, some begging, others stealing. Dickens, it ain't. Read full review
Really really helpful to have this online. A fabulous resource for finding out what life on the mean streets of Victorian London was really like.
Thanks Googlebooks :)
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London Labour and the London Poor: A Cyclopædia of the Condition and ...
Limited preview - 2009