The Classic Slum
Salford Life in the First Quarter of the Century
By (author) Robert Roberts
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Classic Slum by Robert Roberts
Book DescriptionA study which combines personal reminiscences with careful historical research, the myth of the 'good old days' is summarily dispensed with; Robert Roberts describes the period of his childhood, when the main affect of poverty in Edwardian Salford was degredation, and, despite great resources of human courage, few could escape such a prison.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780140136241
(198mm x 129mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Jul-1990
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Robert Roberts
Robert's Guide for Butlers and Other Household Staff, Paperback (May 2014)
Gives a plethora of information about household duties of a butler like: how do dress suitably for work; regulations for the dinner table; directions for clearing tea trays; giving Britannia metal a brilliant polish; preserving fruits for the year; addressing and behaving properly around your employer; and more.
Ragged Schooling, Paperback (June 1997)
In this autobiography, the author evokes his Edwardian childhood in his portrait of a vanished community as he tells how he and the other children of Salford struggled daily to survive the poverty that surrounded them.
Social Laws of the Qoran, Paperback (January 1995)» View all books by Robert Roberts
Sets out in a concise format the laws governing Islamic society as dictated by the Qoran. Among the topics discussed are fundamental social matters relating to marital relations, slavery, inheritance, charities, criminal offences, trade and commerce, and food.
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Author Biography - Robert Roberts
Robert Roberts was an expert on adult literacy. He died in 1979.
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