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The Workhouse: The People - The Places - The Life Behind Doors [Hardcover]

Simon Fowler
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Table of Contents

Introduction - The Problem of the Poor;
1. The World of the Workhouse;
2. The Life Behind Doors;
3. 'Harnessed to the House';
4. 'Fit for Purpose': the Able-bodied Poor;
5. Suffer the Children...;
6. Sick Bodies and Old Bones;
7. Casual Encounters at the 'Spike';
8. Closing the Doors at Last;
Conclusion - Learning from the Poor Law;
Appendix - Workhouse Museums;
Appendix - Workhouse Records;

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