Charles Booth

Standard Name: Booth, Charles

Connections

Connections Sort descending Author name Excerpt
Friends, Associates Susan Tweedsmuir
ST 's parents made connections through friendship as remarkable as those made for them by family descent. Her mother was a friend of many writers and intellectuals of both sexes, including Marie Belloc Lowndes ,...
Occupation Beatrice Webb
Beatrice Potter (later BW ) assisted social statistician Charles Booth in his survey of poverty in London.
Radice, Lisanne. Beatrice and Sidney Webb: Fabian Socialists. St Martin’s Press, 1984.
34-40
Nord, Deborah Epstein. The Apprenticeship of Beatrice Webb. University of Massachusetts Press, 1985.
15
Textual Features Florence Farr
The Green Houses of Japan, a chapter about prostitution, warns that the nervous reader had better skip [this chapter].
Farr, Florence. Modern Woman: Her Intentions. Frank Palmer, 1910.
53
After a brief discussion of Japanese courtesans, Farr turns to contemporary London and the...
Textual Production Beatrice Webb
Beatrice Potter (later BW ) contributed several sections (on the London docks, the tailoring trade, and the Jewish community) to her cousin Charles Booth 's landmark book Life and Labour of the People in London.
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
Textual Production Beatrice Webb
In the two years following this, Beatrice Potter (later BW ) published several disturbing accounts in Nineteenth Century of the conditions of poor working women in the East End of London.
Blain, Virginia, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy, editors. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English: Women Writers from the Middle Ages to the Present. Yale University Press; Batsford, 1990.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
She did research...
Textual Production May Kendall
MK 's relationship with Rowntree is described by Diana Maltz as what Beatrice Potter Webb had been to Charles Booth twenty-five years earlier.
Maltz, Diana. “Sympathy, Humor, and the Abject Poor in the Work of May Kendall”. English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920, No. 3, ELT Press, pp. 313 -2.
313
Her work suggests that although she was an advocate for social...
Textual Production Anne Thackeray Ritchie
The book is dedicated to ATR 's newly-acquired daughter-in-law Margaret Ritchie , daughter of philanthropist Charles Booth .
Gérin, Winifred. Anne Thackeray Ritchie: A Biography. Oxford University Press, 1981.
263

Timeline

1899
Two-thirds of 12,000 British men examined for military service were rejected for failing to meet requirements for height (5 feet 3 inches), weight (115 pounds, or over eight stone), or chest measurement.
1901
Surveys of the poor conducted in London and York by Charles Booth (in a volume of Life and Labour of the People in London) and Seebohm Rowntree (in Poverty: a Study of Town Life...