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A history of the English poor law in connection with the state of the country and the condition of the people by Nicholls, George Sir

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Published by P.S. King in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Poor laws,
  • History

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Edition Notes

Statementby Sir George Nicholls
ContributionsMackay, Thomas, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26264759M

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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Webb, Sidney, English poor law history. London, New York, Longmans, Green, An Economic History of the English Poor Law, – by George R. Boyer. During the last third of the eighteenth century, most parishes in rural southern England adopted policies providing poor relief outside workhouses to unemployed and underemployed able-bodied labourers. A History of the English Poor Law, in Connexion with the Legislation and Other Circumstances Affecting the Condition of the People, Volume 2 A History of the English Poor Law, in Connexion with the Legislation and Other Circumstances Affecting the Condition of the People, Sir George Nicholls: Author: Sir George Nicholls: Publisher: J. Murray,   First published in , this comprehensive work charts over three volumes the history of poor relief in England from the Saxon period through to the establishment of the Poor Law Amendment Act in and its reception. This edition, updated in , also includes a biography of the author, Sir George by: 1.

  The book starts with a by-now-familiar account of the origins and policy innovations of the old poor law, highlighting how the difficulties with its administration and the overall increase in poor relief expenditure during its final decades were used by the Royal Commission to develop the Poor Law Amendment Act of Yet private charity is as old as mankind; and the history of governmental poor relief, even if we ignore the ancient world, can be traced back more than four centuries. In England the first poor law was enacted in In the city of London . Vol. 3 has title: A history of the English poor law, volume III, from to the present time; being a supplementary volume to "A history of the English poor law" by Sir George Nicholls by Thomas Mackay. Re-issue of the new edition originally published, London, P.S. King, Description: 3 volumes portrait 24 cm. In order to READ Online or Download An Economic History Of The English Poor Law ebooks in PDF, ePUB, Tuebl and Mobi format, you need to create a FREE account. We cannot guarantee that An Economic History Of The English Poor Law book is in the library, But if You are still not sure with the service, you can choose FREE Trial service.

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