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In the Library: Articles

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Archer, Thomas. The Pauper, the Thief, & the Convict [1865] (NY: Garland, 1985).

August, Andrew. Poor Women's Lives: Gender, Work, & Poverty in Late-Victorian London (Madison NJ: Fairleigh Dickenson U., 1999).

Barret-Ducrocq, Françoise. Pauvreté, charité et morale à Londre au XIXe siècle: une sainte violence (Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1991).

Besant, Walter. East London [1901] (NY: Garland, 1980).

Booth, Charles. Charles Booth's London (NY: Pantheon, 1968).

Brimblecombe, Peter. The Big Smoke: A History of Air Pollution in London since Medieval Times (NY: Methuen, 1987).

Culmer, W. Harrison. Billy the Cartwheeler: Reminiscences (Metuchen NJ: Scarecrow, 1970).

Davin, Anna. Growing Up Poor: Home, School & Street in London, 1870-1914 (London: Rivers Oram, 1996).

Dickens, Charles. A December Vision: His Social Journalism (eds. Neil Philip & Victor Neuberg; London: Collins, 1986).

Fishman, William J. The Streets of East London (London: Duckworth, 1979).

__________. East End 1888: Life in a London Borough among the Labouring Poor (Philadelphia: Temple, 1988).

FitzGibbon, Constantine. The Winter of the Bombs: The Story of the Blitz of London (NY: Norton, 1958).

Free, Richard William. Seven Years' Hard (NY: Dutton, 1905).

Godwin, George. Town Swamps & Social Bridges [1865] (NY: Humanities, 1972).

Graham, Stephen. London Nights: Studies & Sketches of London at Night (NY: G.H. Doran, 1926).

Green, David R. From Artisans to Paupers: Economic Change & Poverty in London, 1790-1870 (Brookfield VT: Ashgate, 1995).

Greenwood, James. The Wilds of London (NY: Garland, 1985).

Grieco, Margaret. Workers' Dilemmas: Recruitment, Reliability & Repeated Exchange. An Analysis of Urban Social Networks & Labour Circulation (London: Routledge, 1996).

Harrison, Paul. Inside the Inner City: Life Under the Cutting Edge (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1983).

Heren, Louis. Growing Up Poor in London (London: Hamilton, 1973).

Hollingshead, John. Ragged London in 1861 (London: Dent, 1986).

Holmes, Thomas. Known to the Police [1908] (NY: Garland, 1984).

Humphreys, Robert. Sin, Organized Charity & the Poor Law in Victorian England (NY: St. Martin's, 1995).

Jones, Gareth Stedman. Outcast London: A Study in the Relationship Between Classes in Victorian Society (Oxford: Clarendon, 1971).

Koven, Seth. Slumming: Sexual & Social Politics in Victorian London (Princeton NJ: Princeton, 2004).

London, Jack. The People of the Abyss [1903] (London: Pluto, 1998).

Luckin, Bill. Pollution & Control: A Social History of the Thames in the 19th C. (Boston: A Hilger, 1986).

Madge, Charles & Peter Willmott. Inner City Poverty in Paris & London (Boston: Routledge & K. Paul, 1981).

Marriott, John & Masaie Matsumura (eds.) The Metropolitan Poor: Semifactual Accounts, 1795-1910 (Brookfield VT: Pickering & Chatto, 1999).

__________. The Other Empire: Metropolis, India & Progress in the Colonial Imagination (Manchester: Manchester U., 2003).

Marshall, Honor. Twilight London: A Study in Degradation (London: Vision, 1971).

Mayhew, Henry. The Essential Mayhew: Representing & Communicating the Poor [1851] (ed. Bertrand Taithe; London: Rivers Oram, 1996).

McCulley, T.B. Always With Us: A Study of the London Poor in the 1880s & 1890s (Oxford: Pergamon, 1969).

Neville, John. The Blitz: London Then & Now (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1990).

Norman, Frank. Stand On Me: A True Story of Soho (NY: Simon & Schuster, 1961).

Norton, Graham. London before the Blitz, 1906-1940: From the Coming of the Motor-Car to the Outbreak of War (London: Macdonald, 1970).

Orwell, George. Down & Out in Paris & London (London: Secker & Warburg, 1951).

Paneth, Marie. Branch Street: A Sociological Study (London: G. Allen & Unwin, 1944).

Rowland, John. Community Decay (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1973).

Ross, Ellen. Love & Toil: Motherhood in Outcast London, 1870-1918 (NY: Oxford, 1993).

Shesgreen, Sean. Images of the Outcast: The Urban Poor in the Cries of London (Manchester: Manchester U., 2002).

Sims, George R. How the Poor Live; &, Horrible London [1889] (NY: Garland, 1984).

Slade, Dorothea. Gutter-Babies (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1912).

Trench, Richard. London before the Blitz (London: Weidenfield & Nicolson, 1989).

Wise, William. Killer Smog: The World's Worst Air Pollution Disaster (NY: Ballantine, 1970).

Woodward, Kathleen. Jipping Street [1928] (London: Virago, 1983).

Yelling, James A. Slums & Slum Clearance in Victorian London (London: Allen & Unwin, 1986).

In the Library: Fiction

Bayard, Louis. Mr. Timothy: A Novel (NY: HarperCollins, 2003).

Besant, Walter. All Sorts & Conditions of Men [18??] (NY: Oxford, 1997).

Clark, Clare. The Great Stink (London: Viking, 2005). 19th c.

Emecheta, Buchi. In the Ditch: A Novel (London: Alison & Busby, 1979).

Hamilton, Patrick. Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky [19??] (NY: NYRB, 2008).

Levy, Andrea. Small IslaThe Slaves of Solitude [19??] (NY: NYRB, 200?).nd (London: Review, 2004). Jamaicans in London.

McEwan, Ian. Saturday: A Novel (NY: Nan A. Talese, 2005). City during Iraq War.

Newland, Courttia. Society Within (London: Abacus, 2000).

Perry, Ann. Long Spoon Lane (NY: Ballantine, 2005).

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In the Library: Photography

Brandt, Bill. Shelters: Living Underground in the London Blitz (London: Nishen Photography, 1988).

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"The Crying Game" [1992], dir. Neil Jordan, 112m. In video stores. London nightlife & IRA terrorism.

"Dirty Pretty Things" [2002], dir. Stephen Frears, 97m. In video stores. Immigrant survival & human organ trade.

"The Horse's Mouth" [1958], dir. Ronald Neame, 97m. In video stores. Eccentric artist's life.

"London" [1994], dir. Patrick Keiller, 94m. Documentary on city in 1992.

"My Beautiful Launderette" [1985], dir. Stephean Frears, 97m. In video stores. South Asian London in 80s.

"To Sir, With Love" [1967], dir. James Clavell, 105m. In video stores. Inner city schools.

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