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Class law in Victorian England

Paul Johnson

Class law in Victorian England

by Paul Johnson

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Published by London School of Economics and Political Science in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPaul Johnson.
SeriesWorking papers in economic history / London School of Economics and Political Science -- no. 7/92, Working papers in economic history -- no. 7/92.
ContributionsLondon School of Economics and Political Science.
The Physical Object
Pagination29p. ;
Number of Pages29
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17482713M

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The Poor Law Amendment of was introduced to combat the widespread poverty on the streets of England and to provide relief to the poor. The Poor Law Commission of decided to amend the previous poor laws, for they were too liberal and did not implement discipline into the poor.

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