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Author Rose, Lionel, 1944- author.

Title Rogues and vagabonds : vagrant underworld in Britain, 1815-1985 / Lionel Rose
Published London : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 254 pages)
Series Routledge revivals
Routledge revivals.
Contents 1. Migrants, itinerants and the Vagrancy Law 1815-20 -- 2. Pass abuses and the Vagrancy Act of 1824 -- 3. Mendicity Societies, and poor law casual relief to the 1840s -- 4. A gallery of beggars (I) sick lurkers, praters and screevers -- 5. A gallery of beggars (II) children -- 6. Crypto-beggars : pedlars, crossing-sweepers and buskers -- 7. 'Dens of infamy' : thieves' kitchens and tramps' lodging houses -- 8. Model lodging houses, the Sally Ann and Rowton's -- 9. Lodging house society -- 10. An outline of the casual ward system, 18 42-1914 -- 11. 'The vicious shilling' : indiscriminate charity and its enemies, from 1860 -- 12. The freedom to itch, and the itch to be free -- 13. A statistical capsule: tramp levels, trade and seasonal cycles -- 14. Men's tramp ward underlife to 1939 -- 15. The 'perambulatory dustbin' : homeless women and their shelter to 1939 -- 16. Child vagrancy to 1939 -- 17. Vagrancy Act enforcement to 1914 -- 18. The First World War and the inter-war Depression -- 19. Casual ward developments 1918-45 -- 20. Some vagrant types and conditions between the wars -- 21. Begging and charity between the wars -- 22. Vagrants, crime and the Vagrancy Act 1935 -- 23. Britain 1945-70 : the roofless, the rootless and the Welfare State -- 24. Homelessness and the official response 1970-85 -- 25. From lodging house to bed and breakfast hotel : the story to date -- 26. 'Horizontal meffers' and other contemporary vagrant types -- 27. 'Lazy lewd loiterers' : the Vagrancy Act to date and the inglorious history o f 'Sus'
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Lodging-houses -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Rogues and vagabonds -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Vagrancy -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Lodging-houses.
Rogues and vagabonds.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Criminology.
Social conditions.
Vagrancy.
Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Great Britain.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
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