Social History: London
Women’s Work in Nineteenth-Century London: A Study of the Years 1820-1850
A feminist history raising fundamental questions for Marxist and feminist historians.
1983, paperback original with London History Workshop Centre, 21.5x15cm, 72pp
With Light of Knowledge: A Hundred Years of Education in the Royal Arsenal Co-operative Society, 1877-1977
The first detailed study of the educational work of a British co-operative society.
1981, paperback original with RACS, illustrated, 21×14.5cm, x+150pp
The Muvver Tongue
Robert Barltop and Jim Wolveridge
The most comprehensive and explicit account of the Cockney language.
1980, hardback and paperback original, 21.5×12.4cm, vi+135pp
Marx in London: An Illustrated Guide
Asa Briggs, with John Dekker and John Mair
The first edition of this fascinating and informative guide to places in London associated with Marx.
1982, reissued BBC paperback, illustrated, 22.8×15.5cm, 96pp
The People’s Guide to London (Central and West End)
The first guide to focus on London’s rebellious history.
1984, paperback original, illustrated, 19.5x11cm, x+86pp
The Blue Plaque Guide
Foreword by Lord Montagu of Beaulieu
Newly revised and completely updated, a comprehensive gazetteer of houses of historic interest in London.
1991, Journeyman/Pluto Press original paperback, illustrated, 21.4×13.4cm, x+132pp
Furnishing the World: The East London Furniture Trade, 1830-1980
Pat Kirkham, Rodney Mace and Julia Porter
The first profusely illustrated book to examine the social history of furniture.
1987, paperback original, 27.8×21.8cm, viii+136pp
The People of the Abyss
Introduction by Jack Lindsay
Perhaps his most important work, written after passing as an American sailor stranded in the East End in 1902.
1977, paperback reprint (1903), illustrated, 18.4x11cm, 128pp
Club Life and Socialism in Mid-Victorian London
The only study of radical working-men’s clubs.
1983, paperback original with London History Workshop Centre, 21.5x15cm, vi+86pp
Don’t be a Soldier!’: The Radical Anti-War Movement in North London, 1914-1918
An invaluable source of reference tracing the courageous stand of thousands against the First World War.
1985, paperback original with London History Workshop Centre, 21.5x15cm, 96pp