Workhouse: The People, the Places, the Life Behind Doors

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'The stories of those who lived in the shadow of the workhouse' During the nineteenth century the workhouse cast a shadow over the lives of the poor. The destitute and the desperate sought refuge within its forbidding walls. And it was an ever-present threat if poor families failed to look after themselves properly. As a result a grim mythology has grown up about the horrors of the 'house' and the mistreatment meted out to the innocent pauper. In this fully-updated and revised edition of his bestselling book, Simon Fowler ...

The Workhouse: The People, the Places, the Life Behind Doors 2014, Pen & Sword Books Ltd, Barnsley

ISBN-13: 9781783831517

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Workhouse: The People, the Places, the Life Behind Doors 2008, National Archives of England

ISBN-13: 9781905615285

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Workhouse: The People, the Places, the Life Behind Doors 2007, National Archives of England

ISBN-13: 9781905615032

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