The home of successive waves of immigrants, from the Huguenots in the seventeenth century to the Jews in the nineteenth and Bangladeshis today, London's East End had been the scene of its worst poverty and exploitation, and has inspired its greatest philanthropists, reformers and radicals. The East End is, and always has been, a place where conditions are tough, crime violent and work hard, but in which Cockney optimism and love of life are proverbial.
Includes many photos by Nicholas Breach.
Product Code: 5292
Author: FISHMAN, William J.
Publisher: Five Leaves