Poor Laws in Foreign Countries : Reports Communicated to the Local Government Board, by Her Majesty's Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs; With Introductory Remarks (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Poor Laws in Foreign Countries: Reports Communicated to the Local Government Board, by Her Majesty's Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs; With Introductory Remarks With a view to aid the consideration of questions of the deepest social interest the late President of the Local Government Board, adopting the example of the first Poor Law Commissioners, sought to collect from foreign countries such information as could be obtained upon the principles of poor law legislation, the practice of administration, and the results upon the condition of the populations of the several countries in Europe, in the United States, and in the British Colonies. For this purpose a series of questions suggested by the Local Government Board were trans mitted by Her Majesty's Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Lord Granville, to English Diplomatic and Consular Agents. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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- Andrew Doyle
- Paperback | 508 pages
- 152 x 229 x 26mm | 671g
- Publication date
- 12 Sep 2018
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