1st Edition

City Slums
A Political Thesis




ISBN 9780415860482
Published May 3, 2013 by Routledge
130 Pages

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Book Description

This book was first published in 1889.

Table of Contents

Part One

1. Congestion of population in towns

2. Overcrowding

3. Description of London slums and their occupants

4. Legislative endeavours to meet the Evil

5. Particulars of London Municipal Government before Mr Ritchie's Act

6. Remedy by Parliamentary interference

7. Popular contract with the legislature

8. Dwellings in Lancashire and West Riding of Yorkshire compared with London slums

9. A short review of the progress of legislation during the last half-centure in other matters, showing the irregularity of slums

Part Two

10. The English Land question generally in relationship to labour

Part Three, By a Barrister

11. A short summarized statement showing the power to deal with the slums

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