This study examines how the poor struggled to live in a world without welfare outside the workhouse. The author looks at the experiences of elderly paupers evicted from almshouses, the children of the aged poor prosecuted for maintenance, dying paupers who were refused medical care, and more.
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Protesting about Pauperism: Poverty, Politics and Poor Relief in Late-Victorian England, 1870-1900
Elizabeth T. Hurren
- Publisher: Royal Historical Society, 2007
- ISBN 0861932927
- First edition
- 16 x 24 cm
- 296 pages