SOCIETY AND PAUPERISM: English Ideas on Poor Relief, 1795-1834

By: Poynter, J. R.

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xxv + 367pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm, copper gilt title there-on. A few microscopic size spots on edges, else leaves clean. Period illustrated, loose-plastic protected D/jacket mildly edgeworn and abraded, else good. 'This book is a revised version of a thesis submitted in the University of Melbourne in 1961'. Contents include: Preface. Intro., The Poor Law Before 1795, Debate Before 1795, Lessons of Scarcity, Eden, Bentham and Malthus, Returns and Reformers, Climax of Abolitionism, Contrary Opinions, Reform by Committee, From Abolition to Amendment, Biblio., Index. Weight approx. 690gms.

Title: SOCIETY AND PAUPERISM: English Ideas on Poor Relief, 1795-1834

Author Name: Poynter, J. R.

Categories: Social Sciences,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Melbourne, Victoria, Melbourne University Press: 1969

Binding: Original Cloth Hardcover + D/J

Book Condition: Very Good +,

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 001161

Keywords: Sociology - Pauperism