The Classic Slum

The Classic Slum

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A study which combines personal reminiscences with careful historical research, the myth of the 'good old days' is summarily dispensed with; Robert Roberts describes the period of his childhood, when the main affect of poverty in Edwardian Salford was degredation, and, despite great resources of human courage, few could escape such a prison.despite all endeavour, mobility between manual workers, small tradesmen and the genuine middle class remained ... After perhaps only three weeks one saw their hopes collapse, often to the secret satisfaction of certain neighbours who, anbsp;...

Title:The Classic Slum
Author:Robert Roberts
Publisher:Penguin UK - 1990-07-26


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