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Richardson, Ruth
Dickens and the workhouse : Oliver Twist and the London poor / Ruth Richardson
Alternate Title Oliver Twist and the London poor
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2012
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 4th Floor  PR4584 .R53 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Homes and haunts -- England -- London
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Settings
Subject(s) Workhouses -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century
Poverty -- History
Subject London (England) -- Social conditions -- 19th century
Physical Description xix, 370 p. : ill., facsims. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-355) and index
The story of the recently discovered London workhouse that Charles Dickens lived almost next door to in the years before he wrote 'Oliver Twist' - told by the historian who did the sleuthing behind these exciting new findings

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