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Description - Workhouses of the Midlands by Peter Higginbotham

The last of England's workhouses closed in the 1930s and since then, change has been vast. This book features over 100 archive images of Midlands workhouses. With detailed histories of the establishments in various countries of the Midlands, it illustrates various facets of the workhouse's evolution.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780752444888
ISBN-10: 0752444883
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 165mm x 10mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: The History Press Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Peter Higginbotham

Based at Oxford University, Peter Higginbotham is an enthusiastic local historian. Much of his extensive work is published on the internet site, www.workhouses.org.uk. Besides this latest title, he is also the author of numerous articles for television and radio, as well as one more 'Images' book, Workhouses of the North (2006).

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