Monday, 19 January 2009

Vicarious Vagrants: Incognito Social Explorers and the Homeless in England, 1860-1910

ed. Mark Freeman & Gillian Nelson (The True Bill Press)

A collection of personal testimonies of incognito investigations of vagrancy written in the heyday of the incognito social explorer at the end of the nineteenth century, when men and women travelled in disguise among the poor in England and published accounts of their experiences.

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