2 edition of Labour in London found in the catalog.
Labour in London
Barker, Brian O.B.E
1946 by London Labour Publications in association with Routledge in London .
Written in English
|Statement||by Brian Barker ; with a foreword by Lord Latham.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 232 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||232|
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Description. London Labour and the London Poor is a vivid oral account of London’s working classes in the midth the form of verbatim interviews that carefully preserve the grammar and pronunciation of every interviewee, the completed four-volume work amounts to some two million words: an exhaustive anecdotal report on almost every aspect of working life in London.
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