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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(235mm x 165mm x 10mm)
The History Press Ltd
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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).