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Mayhew, Henry 1812-1887

Overview
Works: 382 works in 1,712 publications in 3 languages and 17,987 library holdings
Genres: History  Periodicals  Case studies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Controversial literature  Church history 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: HV4088.L8, 301.452309421
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Punch( )

in English and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Victorian underworld by Donald Thomas( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author exposes "the teeming underbelly of a world more often associated with gentility and high culture. ... In its gin shops and taverns, hard by the fashionable West End, thrived thieves and beggars, cheats, forgers, and pickpockets, preying on rich and poor alike."--Jacket
London labour and the London poor by Henry Mayhew( Book )

63 editions published between 1851 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London labour and the London poor by Henry Mayhew( Book )

80 editions published between 1851 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a detailed description of everyday life among Victorian London's poor and shares interviews with workers in various occupations
The unknown Mayhew by Henry Mayhew( Book )

40 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mayhew's London; being selections from 'London labour and the London poor' (which was first published in 1851) by Henry Mayhew( Book )

57 editions published between 1651 and 1969 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London's underworld; being selections from "Those that will not work," the fourth volume of "London labour and the London poor." by Henry Mayhew( Book )

33 editions published between 1950 and 1969 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth volume of London labour and the london poor was first published in 1862
The criminal prisons of London, and scenes of prison life by Henry Mayhew( Book )

46 editions published between 1862 and 2012 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Mayhew (1812-87), social reformer and journalist, is well known for his classic work of research on the London poor (also reissued in this series) and as one of the co-founders of Punch magazine in 1841. While working as the metropolitan correspondent for the London Morning Chronicle, Mayhew initiated several investigations into London's poor and the state of the city's prisons. Sourcing his information from guards and from prisoners themselves, Mayhew's monumental study of London criminal life (co-written with John Binny and published in 1862) includes analyses of crime areas, crime classifications and the state of the different prisons connected to them, observations on juvenile delinquents, and methods of discipline and control of prisoners. The book also provides detailed police and criminal statistics. His survey ultimately concluded that all of London's prisons were lacking in basic human necessities and were greatly in need of reform
The Mormons; or Latter-day Saints: a contemporary history by Henry Mayhew( Book )

39 editions published between 1851 and 1979 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from London labour and the London poor by Henry Mayhew( Book )

15 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mayhew's characters by Henry Mayhew( Book )

17 editions published between 1951 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London labour and the London poor; a cyclopaedia of the condition and earnings of those that will work, those that cannot work, and those that will not work by Henry Mayhew( Book )

21 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voices of the poor: selections from the Morning Chronicle 'Labour and the poor' (1849-1850) by Henry Mayhew( Book )

14 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1971. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
The Morning Chronicle survey of labour and the poor : the metropolitan districts by Henry Mayhew( Book )

12 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London labour and the London poor: the condition and earnings of those that will work, cannot work, and will not work by Henry Mayhew( Book )

19 editions published between 1861 and 2006 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great world of London by Henry Mayhew( Book )

12 editions published between 1856 and 1862 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Benjamin Franklin; or, The right road through life, A boy's book on a boy's own subject by Henry Mayhew( Book )

16 editions published between 1861 and 1980 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of the Mormons, or, Latter-day Saints : with memoirs of the life and death of Joseph Smith, the "American Mahomet." by Henry Mayhew( Book )

7 editions published between 1852 and 1854 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Victorian underworld
Alternative Names
Brothers Mayhew

Brothers Mayhew 1812-1887

Henricus Mayhew

Henry Mayhew Brits journalist (1812-1887)

Henry Mayhew englischer Sozialforscher, Journalist und Sozialreformer

Henry Mayhew giornalista britannico

Mayhew 1812-1887 Brothers

Mayhew Brothers

Mayhew, Brothers, 1812-1887

Mayhew, Henry Yeo

One who has been "almost worried to death," 1812-1887

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English (586)

Italian (3)

German (2)

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