A History of the English Poor Law: Volume II

1st Edition

Sir George Nicholls

Published February 27, 2018
Reference - 470 Pages
ISBN 9781138205017 - CAT# Y289480
Series: Routledge Library Editions: The History of Social Welfare

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First published in 1854, this comprehensive work charts over three volumes the history of poor relief in England from the Saxon period through to the establishment of the Poor Law Amendment Act in 1834 and its reception. This edition, updated in 1898, also includes a biography of the author, Sir George Nicholls. Volume I examines poor relief from the accession of George I to 1854.

This set of books will be of interest to those studying the history of the British welfare state and social policy.


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