by William J Fishman - £14.99 Five Leaves (2004)
paperback ISBN 13: 9780907123453 | ISBN 10: 0907123457
The author describes London's East End at a time of mass immigration from Eastern Europe to the shabby tenements of Stepney and Whitechapel. This was the birthplace of the Jewish socialist and libertarian movement. The book brings alive a forgotten and fascinating part of London history, and is essential reading for anyone interested in Victorian and Edwardian London, social and labour history and migrant history in this country.
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