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Sunday, April 15, 2012

LONDON VELONOTTE: our reader on East London

Dear all, some of the books on East End as recommended by John Marriott, Peter Ackroyd and Sergey Nikitin. You would surely enjoy them. Read to get ready!

Hobbs, Dick, Doing the Business: Entrepreneurship, the Working Class, and Detectives in the East End of London, Oxford: Oxford university press, 1989
Marriott, John. Beyond the Tower: a History of East London,New Haven and London: Yale university press, 2011
Mayhew, Henry, London Labour and the London Poor, 4 vols, Cass, 1967 [1861]
Ramsey, Winston G., The East End then and now, Essex: Hobbs Cross House, 1997 [2007]
Samuel, Raphael, East End Underworld: Chapters in the Life of Arthur Harding, Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1981.
Morrison, Arthur. Tales of mean streets. Various editions
Stedman Jones, Gareth, Outcast London: A study of the Relations between Classes in Victorian Society, Oxford, Clarendon press, 1971
Young, Ken, and Peter Willmott, Family and Kinship in East London, Harmondsworth, Pelican, 1962