The Classic Slum: Salford Life In The First Quarter Of The Century

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The Classic Slum: Salford Life In The First Quarter Of The Century

by Robert Roberts

Penguin Publishing Group | December 7, 1990 | Trade Paperback

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"A vivid, unforgettable picture of the quality—or lack of it—of life in England among 'ordinary' people."—Peter Stansky.

Format: Trade Paperback

Published: December 7, 1990

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 014013624X

ISBN - 13: 9780140136241

Found in: Current Events
Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18

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The Classic Slum: Salford Life In The First Quarter Of The Century

The Classic Slum: Salford Life In The First Quarter Of The Century

by Robert Roberts

Format: Trade Paperback

Published: December 7, 1990

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 014013624X

ISBN - 13: 9780140136241

Table of Contents

1 Class Structure
2 Possessions
3 Manners and Morals
4 Governors, Pastors and Masters
5 The Common Scene
6 Food, Drink and Physic
7 Alma Mater
8 Culture
9 The Great Release
10 High Days and After

Appendices
1 Conducted Tour
2 Snuffy
3 Bronze Mushrooms

Select Bibliography
Index

Illustrations
The photographs, which have not been published before, were taken around the early 1900s by a Worsley man, Samuel Coulthurst, who went about Salford dressed as a rag and bone merchant with his camera concealed on a handcart.

1. Corner shop
2. A muffler–white, if possible, for the Lord's day
3. Some were too poor to buy at the old clothes shops
4. General dealer
5. The clothiers
6. Women of the time I
7. Women of the time II
8. Water for the wheel: a knife and scissors grinder
9. Hawkers at rest
10. 'The short way out of Manchester'
11. A barrel organ called Tuesdays and Saturdays
12. Theatre by the market
13. Boys haggling at the hen market

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"A vivid, unforgettable picture of the quality—or lack of it—of life in England among 'ordinary' people."—Peter Stansky.

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"A vivid, unforgettable picture of the quality—or lack of it—of life in England among ’ordinary’ people."—Peter Stansky.

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"A vivid, unforgettable picture of the quality—or lack of it—of life in England among ’ordinary’ people."—Peter Stansky.

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18