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Pages from a work-girl's diary

Webb, Beatrice (1888) Pages from a work-girl's diary. The Nineteenth century, 24 (139). pp. 301-314. ISSN 2043-5304

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"It is midday. The sun's rays beat fiercely on the crowded alleys of the Jewish settlement: the air is moist from the heavy rains. An unsavoury steam rises from the down-trodden slime of the East End streets and mixes with the stronger odours of the fried fish, the decomposing vegetables, and the second-hand meat which assert their presence to the eyes and nostrils of the passers-by." - opening paragraph.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: By Beatrice Potter. The full text of this article is available to LSE staff and students via the link in the link.
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2012 16:06
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2015 12:25

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