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Round about a pound a week

Pember Reeves, Maud Mrs.

Round about a pound a week

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Published by Virago in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Home economics -- England -- London -- Accounting -- History.,
  • Poor -- England -- London -- History.,
  • Lambeth (London, England) -- Social conditions -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: G. Bell & Sons, 1913.

    StatementMrs. Pember Reeves ; introduction by Sally Alexander.
    ContributionsAlexander, Sally, 1943-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination231p. ;
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19086973M


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Round About a Pound a Week was an influential survey of poverty and infant mortality in London, by feminist and socialist Maud Pember Reeves, co-authored by anarchist activist Charlotte Wilson. The project was conceived and carried out under the auspices of the Fabian Society's Women's Group, which she co-founded in The report was.

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This simple little book should be compulsory reading for anyone feeling sorry for themselves because they are short of money - Less than years ago respectable people with a reasonable steady job living in Lambeth area would have to be able to keep a family - maybe with 6- /5.

Round About a Pound a Week by Maud Pember-Reeves Food and Mothers’ Days, resulted in a book of stunning interest and originality which has never really been rivalled in the nearly years since first publication in The reason the book remains unique is its mixture of factual rigour, wit and polemic.

Round about a Pound a Week book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Maud Pember Reeves () was born Magdalene Stuart Robiso 4/5(1).

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