Back-to-backs were once the commonest form of housing in England, home to the majority of working people in Victorian cities, but they have now almost entirely vanished from our urban townscape. The survival of Court 15 in Birmingham is the starting point of this book. A mixture of documentary evidence and oral history tells the story of those who lived there, each unique - a glass eye maker from Birmingham, a Jewish watch-maker from Poland and a little girl who used to sleep in the entry. Each contributes fascinating ...

Living Back-to-Back 2010, Phillimore & Co Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9781860776557

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Living Back-To-Back 2005, Phillimore & Company, Chichester, England

ISBN-13: 9781860773211

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