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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A fascinating introduction to the historic debate on social vs financial incentives in the workplace - using some of our own Rowntree photographs and drawing on a 1930s study of the Rowntree Cocoa Works in York @rowntreesoc https://t.co/CjMvw4SeYt