Social History: London

Women’s Work in Nineteenth-Century London: A Study of the Years 1820-1850
Sally Alexander
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
John Attfield
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)
Andrew Davies
The first guide to focus on London’s rebellious history.
1984, paperback original, illustrated, 19.5x11cm, x+86pp

The Blue Plaque Guide
English Heritage
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
Jack London
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
Stan Shipley
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
Ken Weller
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

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