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

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Paperback 288 Pages / Published: 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: 213 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 17 mm

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“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 Salford. The author Robert Roberts wrote this book, born in 1905... More

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