The London Underworld In The Victorian Period - Authentic First-Person Accounts By Beggars, Thieves And Prostitutes

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Read Books Ltd, Apr 16, 2013 - Social Science - 412 pages
A fascinating history of the underbelly of London at the end of the 19th century. A collection of articles written by intrepid journalists wishing to see how the rest of London lived, interviewing prostitutes, thieves, mud larks and every kind of character found among the gas lit slums. Statistics that are heartbreaking and a few stories that are humorous, this is a perfect book for anybody interested in hearing the voices of London that have been long forgotten.
 

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PROSTITUTES
PROSTITUTION IN LONDON BY BRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
THE DEPENDANTS OF PROSTITUTES
CLANDESTINE PROSTITUTES
COHABITANT PROSTITUTES
CRIMINAL RETURNS
TRAFFIC IN FOREIGN WOMEN

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