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An Introduction to Henry Mayhew’s London Labour and the London Poor

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David Timson introduces London Labour and the London Poor and its author Henry Mayhew, who in 1841 founded the satirical magazine Punch before his social conscience moved him to expose in his remarkable book the terrible poverty in London – then the richest city in the world.

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