"First published 2010 by Ashgate Publishing"--t.p. verso.
Formatted Contents Note
1. London and the regions under the old Poor Law 2. Metropolitan geographies of pauperism : the old Poor Law 3. Parish politics and the coming of the new system 4. Building the workhouse system 5. Negotiating relief : pauper encounters with the Poor Law 6. Paying for pauperism : urban change and fiscal stress 7. Reforming relief : from removals to redistribution.