Книги
  • @
  • «»{}∼
Poverty Its Genesis and Exodus; An Inquiry Into Causes and the Method of Their Removal (Classic Reprint)

Poverty Its Genesis and Exodus; An Inquiry Into Causes and the Method of Their Removal (Classic Reprint)

32996765
1137.5 руб.
Добавить в корзину
Описание
Excerpt from Poverty Its Genesis and Exodus; An Inquiry Into Causes and the Method of Their Removal

The manifestations of poverty are numerous and varied, but Mr. Harrison gives prominence to one which should be peculiarly repugnant to English susceptibilities: the repulsive homes - if homes they can be called - of large masses of the people. The Royal Commission appointed in 1884 to inquire into the Housing of the Working Classes reported that the evils of overcrowding, especially in London, were a public scandal, and were becoming in certain locali ties more serious than they ever were 2 Six, nine, and even twelve persons of both sexes inhabiting one small room; seven people in an underground kitchen, six in a washhouse, thirty-eight in a small house; two families living together; husband, wife, four children, and a female lodger and baby occupying a single room; more than sixty persons in a house of nine rooms, in none of which was more than a single bed; people sleeping on shelves as on ship-board; children sleeping under their parents' beds - such are some few of the facts which the Commission brought to light. 3 Their appalling significance, especially as regards their in?uence upon the physical and moral condition of the people, is too patent to call for comment.

About the Publisher

Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com

This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
Эта книга будет изготовлена в соответствии с Вашим заказом по технологии Print-on-Demand компанией ООО «Книга по Требованию». Print-on-Demand - это технология печати книг по Вашему заказу на цифровом типографском оборудовании. Книга, произведенная по технологии Print-on-Demand (POD) представляет собой классическую печатную книгу с соблюдением всех стандартов качества, от офсетной бумаги и плотного картона до качественного клея, используемого при изготовлении. Черно-белая текстовая или полноцветная иллюстрированная книга (в зависимости от исходного файла, подготовленного к печати) может быть изготовлена в разных вариантах: - в мягкой обложке (Клеевое Бесшвейное Скрепление); - скрепление скобой (для книг с небольшим количеством страниц); - в твердом переплете с клееным текстовым блоком; Материалы, используемые при производстве книги: - бумага текстового блока - офсетная (белая или кремовая) 80 г/м2 - мягкая обложка - бумага мелованная 250 г/м2; - ламинация обложки - матовая или глянцевая; - твердый переплет - картон 2 мм, каптал, белые форзацы, прямой корешок - сверхпрочный полимерный клей; - каждая книга упакована в термопленку. Каждый заказ обрабатывается в индивидуальном порядке: каждой книге, напечатанной по технологии Print-on-Demand, присваивается уникальный номер.