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Slum Travelers

Ladies and London Poverty, 1860-1920

Ellen Ross (Hrsg.)

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Geisteswissenschaften, Kunst, Musik / Geschichte

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Late-nineteenth-century Britain saw the privileged classes forsake society balls and gatherings to turn their considerable resources to investigating and relieving poverty. By the 1890s at least half a million women were involved in philanthropy, particularly in London. Slum Travelers, edited, annotated, and with a superb introduction by Ellen Ross, collects a fascinating array of the writings of these "lady explorers," who were active in the east, south, and central London slums from around 1870 until the end of World War I. Contributors range from the well known, including Annie Besant, Sylvia Pankhurst, and Beatrice Webb (then Potter), to the obscure. The collection reclaims an important group of writers whose representations of urban poverty have been eclipsed by better-known male authors such as Charles Dickens and Jack London.

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england, british society, poverty relief, annie besant, great britain, gender norms, wealth and culture, slum life, anthology, philanthropists, sylvia pankhurst, english ladies, british history, gender studies, london slums, wealth, poverty, urban poverty, europe, british writers, anthropologists, wwi, philanthropy, beatrice potter webb, historical, poor, late 19th century, lower classes, london, world war i, class differences, historians, discussion books