By Sir George Nicholls
First released in 1854, this finished paintings charts over 3 volumes the historical past of terrible reduction in England from the Saxon interval via to the institution of the bad legislation modification Act in 1834 and its reception. This version, up to date in 1898, additionally contains a biography of the writer, Sir George Nicholls. quantity I examines terrible aid from the Saxon interval to the reign of Queen Anne.
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A History of the English Poor Law: Volume I: 1 (Routledge Library Editions: The History of Social Welfare) by Sir George Nicholls