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McEwan, Joanne

Accommodating Poverty

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Accommodating Poverty: The Housing and Living Arrangements of the English Poor, c. 1600–1850
Pamela Sharpe, Joanne McEwan

Part I. The Value of Accommodation

2. ‘Turned into the Street with My Children Destitute of Every Thing’; The Payment of Rent and the London Poor, 1600–1850
Jeremy Boulton

3. The Lodging Exchange: Space, Authority and Knowledge in Eighteenth-Century London
Joanne McEwan

4. Heartless and Unhomely? Dwellings of the Poor in East Anglia and North-East England
Adrian Green

5. Joys of the Cottage: Labourers’ Houses, Hovels and Huts in Britain and the British Colonies, 1770–1830
Sarah Lloyd

Part II. Mobility and Household Composition

6. Vagrant Lives
Tim Hitchcock

7. The Residential and Familial Arrangements of English Pauper Letter Writers, 1800–40s
Steven King

8. Labour Discipline, Agricultural Service and the Households of the Poor in Rural England, c. 1640–1730
Steve Hindle

9. ‘I was Forced to Leave my Place to Hide my Shame’: The Living Arrangements of Unmarried Mothers in London in the Early Nineteenth Century
Samantha K. Williams

Part III. Parochial Relief and Charity

10. ‘The Comforts of a Private Fireside’? The Workhouse, the Elderly and the Poor Law in Georgian Westminster: St Martin-in-the-Fields, 1725–1824
Jeremy Boulton, Leonard Schwarz

11. The Parish Poor House in the Long Eighteenth Century
John Broad

12. Retirement from the Noise and Hurry of the World? The Experience of Almshouse Life
Alannah Tomkins

Keywords: History, Social History, Cultural History, History of Britain and Ireland, Economic History, History of Early Modern Europe, Modern History

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
308 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230304703
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-36000-0

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