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    DescriptionA century after the Industrial Revolution began, some Victorians finally began to confront the problems industrialisation and urbanisation had wrought. The remarkable proliferation of new factories, railways and docks owned by massively wealthy entrepreneurs created new depths of poverty and deprivation, which outraged philanthropist and researcher Charles Booth. These two maps, commissioned by Booth and the first of their kind, classify London streets into seven categories, from the very poor lowest class mainly in the east end (but with some surprising enclaves in the fashionable west) right up to the wealthy upper classes in Marylebone and Mayfair. It is a fascinating resource for genealogists, historians and all lovers of London's past.


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    Title
    Booth's Maps of London Poverty, 1889
    Subtitle
    East & West London
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Charles Booth
    Physical properties
    Format: Sheet map
    Number of pages: 2
    Width: 651 mm
    Height: 1,002 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 142 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781908402806
    ISBN 10: 1908402806
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKESL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.6
    BIC subject category V2: HBTB
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JH
    BIC subject category V2: WQH
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Merchandise Category: REF
    B&T General Subject: 680
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 40
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000, HIS037060
    BIC subject category V2: HBTP1
    LC classification: ZA
    Abridged Dewey: 001
    BIC subject category V2: 3JH, 1DBKESL
    BISAC V2.8: REF013000, REF020000
    DC23: 912.421
    Illustrations note
    2 COL
    Publisher
    Osprey Publishing
    Imprint name
    Old House Books
    Publication date
    18 November 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    Charles Booth