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Round about a pound a week.

Reeves, Pember Mrs

Round about a pound a week.

by Reeves, Pember Mrs

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Published by Virago in (London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsFabian Society (Great Britain)
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 231 p. ;
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20303387M

Round About a Pound a Week by Maud Pember Reeves () was a landmark book. It described how the “respectable” working poor lived and, in doing so, provided evidence to support arguments for child benefit and school meals. The book, first published in , was based on four years of research by the Fabian Women’s Group. Re-reading Maud Pember Reeves's Round About a Pound a Week, and I have to correct what I said about porridge in an earlier did, in fact, completely get the matter of the pot the porridge was cooked in, and about the way porridge would easily catch and burn when cooked. What strikes me now, reading again in preparation for a short talk at Literary London on Friday, is Reeves's quiet.

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In this edition, we begin a new occasional feature, where we explore a classic text that had a major impact both at the time it was published, and since. Alf Wilkinson discusses a book first published in , and still in print, and explains why he thinks it is as relevant today as when it was the Fabian Women's Group was set up, partly as a response to the women's suffrage.   Buy Round About a Pound a Week by Maud Pember Reeves from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Book Edition: Reprint of an Earlier Ed.


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Maud Pember Reeves () was born Magdalene Stuart Robiso 4/5(1). The conclusions from the project were first published in as a Fabian Tract and later became Maud's Round About a Pound a Week ().

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Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Pember Reeves, Mrs., Title: Round about a Pound a Week Language: English: LoC Class: HD: Social sciences: Economic history and conditions, Production: Subject: Working class -- England -- London Project Gutenberg.

Review: Round About a Pound a Week by Maud Pember ReevesI finished it in a state of incandescent anger, flared like a gas mantle, says Vera Rule. Maud Pember Reeves ([] ] Virago Press A classic book in many ways, primarily as emblematic of turn-of-the-century Fabian feminism, and at the same time one of the first serious studies of working class is heartbreaking.

I read a large chunk of it in a most horrific yet insanely trendy and expensive hotel we Continue reading Round About a Pound a Week →. InMaud Pember Reeves and her colleagues in the Fabian Women’s Group started something extraordinary.

Every week for four years these middle class women left the comforts of their Kensington homes and travelled to Lambeth Walk in south London. Their destinations were 42 households of poor, respectable, working class families, all of whom were living on round about a Author: Frances Wedgwood.

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Rent 8s, burial insurance 1s 8d, boot club 1s, coal 1s, gas 8d, wood 3d, soap 4 ½ d; left for food 7s ½ d. Mr B. is a printer’s labourer, earning between 20s and 26s a week, who allows.

Round About a Pound a Week by Maud Pember Reeves at - ISBN X - ISBN - Persephone Books Ltd - - Softcover/5(99). Reading Round about a Pound a Week gave me a new perspective on the inequality that comes from the title indicates, the book is a description of a study of 42 families in the Lambeth neighborhood in England that live on about a £1 a week.

i've finally tracked down a new copy of Round About a Pound A Week from the marvellous Persephone Books, and spent a very enjoyable evening reading it on Friday. Written in by the Fabian Women's Group, it tracks the lives of the 'working poor' of Lambeth in minute detail.

The project came about as. The results were published under the title Round About a Pound a Week, the average wages of a working man in full employment.

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Support ( / – 1 customer ratings) I AM glad to take this opportunity to acknowledge the use I have made of a manuscript written by Mrs. Charlotte Wilson, Hon. Secretary of the Fabian Women’s Group. The manuscript was founded on a lecture, entitled The Economic Disintegration of the Family, delivered by.

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