Charles Booth’s ‘Life and Labour of the People of London’ in 9 volumes is published between 1892 and 1897. Booth’s evidence makes plain that poverty is wider-spread than has been generally accepted. Not all British citizens have enjoyed the fruits of economic success. His books’ impact is immediate and debate about the causes of poverty intensifies.
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To celebrate #IMD2023 we are remembering our collaboration with @YorkMuseumTrust in 2017 🏰
This project was about Lawrence Rowntree, grandson of the famous chocolate manufacturer Joseph Rowntree. Watch our short film here: https://t.co/eFKU55jhyW