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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Join us for the online launch of our new project: 'Bringing the Rowntree Post-War Leisure Interviews to Life'.
What:📽️Preview screening + Q&A with the project director, archivist & social historian
When:🗓️Monday 27th Sept, 6-7pm