In Darkest England and the Way Out

Author: William Booth

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108074367

Category: History

Page: 332

View: 2649

A classic work in the literature of poverty, published in 1890 by William Booth, founder of the Salvation Army.

In Darkest England

And the Way Out - Scholar's Choice Edition

Author: William Booth

Publisher: Scholar's Choice

ISBN: 9781295941933


Page: 332

View: 3464

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Geschichte der Sozialen Arbeit 1

Die Gesellschaft vor der sozialen Frage 1750 bis 1900

Author: Wolf Rainer Wendt

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3658153563

Category: Social Science

Page: 475

View: 823

Das Grundlagenwerk bietet eine umfassende und fundierte Darstellung der Entwicklung sozialer Betätigung – in diesem Band von der Aufklärung bis zum Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts und den Anfängen der beruflichen Sozialarbeit. Beschrieben werden gesellschaftliche Bewegungen, Denken, Politik und Praxis in Beantwortung der sozialen Frage: Wie sind Armut und Elend, Ungerechtigkeit und Benachteiligung in den Umbrüchen der Zeit zu bewältigen? Mit der Beschreibung der Genese, der Regelung und der Organisation von Abhilfen wird die Evolution Sozialer Arbeit in den historischen Zusammenhang der gesellschaftlichen Entwicklung eingeordnet.

Youth of Darkest England

Working-Class Children at the Heart of Victorian Empire

Author: Troy Boone

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135872708

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 256

View: 3787

This book examines the representation of English working-class children — the youthful inhabitants of the poor urban neighborhoods that a number of writers dubbed "darkest England" — in Victorian and Edwardian imperialist literature. In particular, Boone focuses on how the writings for and about youth undertook an ideological project to enlist working-class children into the British imperial enterprise, demonstrating convincingly that the British working-class youth resisted a nationalist identification process that tended to eradicate or obfuscate class differences.

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Author: Elizabeth Haynes

Publisher: Diana Verlag

ISBN: 3641064392

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

View: 5305

Der Feind in deinem Bett Niemand glaubt Cathy, als sie sich von ihrem charmanten, allseits beliebten Freund Lee zunehmend bedroht fühlt. Er kontrolliert jeden ihrer Schritte, schleicht sich heimlich in ihre Wohnung, manipuliert ihre Freunde. Völlig auf sich allein gestellt, plant sie ihre Flucht — die sie nur knapp überlebt. In einer neuen Stadt und ohne jeden Kontakt zu den Menschen aus ihrer Vergangenheit gelingt es ihr, sich ein Leben in vermeintlicher Sicherheit aufzubauen. Doch auch jetzt, Jahre später, verfolgt Cathy noch die Angst, dass Lee zurückkommen und sie finden könnte. Und sie soll Recht behalten ...

Der Prinz der Elfen

Author: Holly Black

Publisher: cbt Verlag

ISBN: 3641166446

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 416

View: 7608

Holly Black ist zurück - mit einer grandiosen Elfenfantasy! Die Geschwister Hazel und Ben leben in dem Ort Fairfold, der an das magische Elfenreich grenzt. Seit Jahrzehnten steht dort, mitten im Wald von Fairfold, ein gläserner Sarg, in dem ein Elfenprinz schläft – von Touristen begafft und von der Bevölkerung argwöhnisch beäugt, auch wenn Hazel und Ben die alten Geschichten nicht glauben. Seit Kindertagen fühlen sie sich zu dem schlafenden Jungen magisch hingezogen, ihm vertrauen sie alle ihre Geheimnisse an. Inzwischen ist Hazel 16 und küsst immer neue Jungs, um die Leere in ihrem Herzen zu füllen. Doch als eines Tages der Sarg leer ist und der Prinz erwacht, werden die Geschwister in einen Machtkampf der Elfen gezogen. Hazel muss die Rolle annehmen, in die sie sich als Kind immer geträumt hat: als Ritter gegen ein dunkles Monster kämpfen ...

Im Dunkelsten Afrika

Author: H.M. Stanley

Publisher: Рипол Классик

ISBN: 587945231X

Category: History

Page: 995

View: 8270

Der Churchill-Faktor

Author: Boris Johnson

Publisher: Klett-Cotta

ISBN: 3608101128

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 472

View: 4144

Mit fulminanter Erzählfreude und einem pointensicheren Gespür für die erhellende Anekdote schildert Boris Johnson Leben und Charakter des bedeutendsten britischen Staatsmannes des 20. Jahrhunderts (1874 –1965). Fasziniert von der Einmaligkeit, dem Humor und Sprachwitz, dem Abenteurertum, den politischen und literarisch-künstlerischen Leistungen seines Helden, hat er eine ebenso kenntnisreiche wie hinreißende Liebeserklärung an Winston S. Churchill verfasst. Mit britischer Nonchalance zeigt Johnson, was die Jahrhundertgestalt Churchill jedem von uns heute noch bedeuten kann.

Heathen England, and What To Do for It

Author: William Booth

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108082327

Category: History

Page: 192

View: 9583

This 1877 book claims that the British poor are in more urgent need of Christian help than any 'pagans' overseas.

Darkest India a Supplement to General Booth's in Darkest England, and the Way Out

Author: Commissioner Booth-Tucker

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781547289776


Page: 210

View: 9669

CHAPTER I. WHY "DARKEST INDIA?" It is unnecessary for me to recapitulate the parallel drawn by General Booth between the sombre, impenetrable and never-ending forest, discovered by Stanley in the heart of Africa, and the more fearfully tangled mass of human corruption to be found in England. Neither the existence, nor the extent, of the latter have been called in question, and in reckoning the submerged at one tenth of the entire population it is generally admitted that their numbers have been understated rather than otherwise. Supposing that a similar percentage be allowed for India, we are face to face with the awful fact that the "submerged tenth" consists of no less than twenty-six millions of human beings, who are in a state of destitution bordering upon absolute starvation! No less an authority than Sir William Hunter has estimated their numbers at fifty millions, and practically his testimony remains unimpeached. Indeed I have heard it confidently stated by those who are in a good position to form a judgement, that at least one hundred millions of the population of India scarcely ever know from year's end to year's end what it is to have a satisfying meal, and that it is the rule and not the exception for them to retire to rest night after night hungry and faint for want of sufficient and suitable food. I am not going, however to argue in favor of so enormous a percentage of destitution. I would rather believe, at any rate for the time being, that such an estimate is considerably exaggerated. Yet do what we will, it is impossible for any one who has lived in such close and constant contact with the poor, as we have been doing for the last eight or nine years, to blink the fact, that destitution of a most painful character exists, to a very serious extent, even when harvests are favorable and the country is not desolated by the scourge of famine. Nor do I think that there would be much difficulty in proving that this submerged mass constitutes at least one-tenth of the entire population. No effort has hitherto been made to gauge their numbers, so that it is impossible to speak with accuracy, and the best that we can do is, to form the nearest feasible estimate from the various facts which lie to hand and which are universally admitted. Let any one who is tempted to doubt the literal truth of what I say, or to think that the picture is overdrawn, but place himself at our disposal for a few days, or weeks, and we will undertake to show him, and that in districts which are as the very Paradise of India, thousands of cases of chronic destitution (especially at certain seasons in the year) such as ought to be sufficient to melt even a heart of stone! CHAPTER II. WHO ARE NOT THE SUBMERGED TENTH? Before passing on to consider of whom the destitute classes actually consist, it will be well in a country like India to make a few preliminary remarks regarding the numbers and position of their more fortunate countrymen who have employment of some sort, and are therefore excluded from the category....

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, second edition

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson

Publisher: Broadview Press

ISBN: 9781551116556

Category: Fiction

Page: 215

View: 9846

First published in 1886 as a "shilling shocker," Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde takes the basic struggle between good and evil and adds to the mix bourgeois respectability, urban violence, and class conflict. The result is a tale that has taken on the force of myth in the popular imagination. This Broadview edition provides a fascinating selection of contextual material, including contemporary reviews of the novel, Stevenson's essay "A Chapter on Dreams," and excerpts from the 1887 stage version of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. Also included are historical documents on criminality and degeneracy, the "Jack the Ripper" murders, and London in the 1880s. New to this second edition are an updated critical introduction and, in the appendices, writings on Victorian psychology by Thomas Carlyle, Richard Krafft-Ebing, and Henry Maudsley, among others.



Author: Stephen King

Publisher: Bastei Lübbe (Bastei Verlag)

ISBN: 9783404131211

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 2486

Als Dreijährige lässt sie einen Steinregen auf ihr Elternhaus niederregnen, weil ihre Mutter ihr in einem Anfall religiösem Wahns nach dem Leben trachtet. Als Sechzehnjährige muss sie einen Augenblick tiefster Demütigung erleben. Schon immer von ihren Mitschülern wegen ihrer scheuen zurückhaltenden Art gehänselt, wird sie auf dem Abschlussball der Schule das Opfer eines bösen Streichs. Schmerz, Enttäuschung, Wut treiben Carrie zum Äußersten, die beseelt und besessen ist von einer unheimlichen Gabe: Mit schierer Kraft ihres Willens entfesselt sie ein Inferno, gegen das die Hölle ein lieblicher Garten Eden ist. Das ist Carrie - beseelt, besessen von einer unheimlichen Gabe mit ungeheurer Tragweite und furchtbaren Folgen.

Die Teerose


Author: Jennifer Donnelly

Publisher: Piper Verlag

ISBN: 3492956025

Category: Fiction

Page: 688

View: 5244

London 1888, eine Stadt im Aufbruch: Während in den Gassen von Whitechapel das Laster blüht, träumt die 17-jährige Fiona von einer besseren Zukunft. Als Packerin in einer Teefabrik beweist die junge Irin ihr Gespür für die köstlichsten Sorten und exotischsten Mischungen. Doch dann muss Fiona ihren Verlobten Joe verlassen und sich im New York der Jahrhundertwende eine Existenz aufbauen... Spannend und voller Sinnlichkeit erzählt dieser Roman die Geschichte der Fiona Finnegan und einer großen Liebe zwischen Sühne, Mut und Leidenschaft.

Im dunklen, dunklen Wald


Author: Ruth Ware

Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 3423430559

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 5488

Der Weltbestseller jetzt im Taschenbuch Als Nora eine Einladung zum Junggesellinnenabschied ihrer einst besten Freundin erhält, ist sie mehr als überrascht: Zehn Jahre hat sie Clare nicht mehr gesehen ‒ seit jenem Vorfall, den Nora nie ganz verwunden hat ... Ein idyllisches Wochenende tief in den Wäldern Nordenglands ist geplant. Nora gibt sich einen Ruck und fährt hin. Doch etwas geht schief. Grauenvoll schief. Die Party entwickelt sich zum mörderischen Albtraum.

Writing the Urban Jungle

Reading Empire in London from Doyle to Eliot

Author: Joseph McLaughlin

Publisher: University of Virginia Press

ISBN: 9780813919720

Category: History

Page: 234

View: 8330

Much has been written about cultural imperialism and the effects of Britain and British culture on colonized people, but Joseph McLaughlin suggests that the influence worked both ways. Focusing on the relationship between the literature of British imperialism and turn-of-the-century metropolitan culture, Writing the Urban Jungle offers an account of the cultural confusion caused by bringing the foreign home. Narrative, plots, and language formerly used to describe the colonies, McLaughlin argues, became ways of reading and writing about life in London, "that great cesspool into which all loungers and idlers of the Empire are irresistibly drained," as Arthur Conan Doyle's Dr. Watson describes it in A Study in Scarlet (1887), the initial Sherlock Holmes tale. Canonical and popular literature by Doyle, Margaret Harkness, Joseph Conrad, and T. S. Eliot, and the literature of social reform and urban ethnography by General William Booth of the Salvation Army and Jack London all display this inversion of colonial rhetoric. By deploying the metaphor of "the urban jungle," these writers reconfigure the urban poor as "a new race of city savages" and read urban culture as a "Darkest England," an Africa-like place rife with danger and novel possibilities. Drawing from and extending the field of criticism pioneered by Edward Said, Writing the Urban Jungle presents a powerful new paradigm for reading late-Victorian, modernist, and postcolonial literary and historical texts. It also provides a fresh tool for urban anthropologists working in our own fin-de-siècle.

Die Verdammten dieser Erde

Author: Frantz Fanon,Jean-Paul Sartre

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783518371688

Category: Afrika - Entkolonialisierung

Page: 266

View: 2999

Der Würfler

Author: Luke Rhinehart

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783898126328


Page: 430

View: 4171

Gleichberechtigung in Uniform?

Geschlechterverhältnisse in der Heilsarmee gestern und heute

Author: Erich Geldbach,Christine Kenning

Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster

ISBN: 9783825866624

Category: Salvation Army

Page: 134

View: 2688

Blood And Fire

William and Catherine Booth and the Salvation Army

Author: Roy Hattersley

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0349143080

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 480

View: 6995

An uneducated youth, William Booth left home in 1849 at the age of twenty to preach the gospel for the New Methodist Connexion. Six years later he founded a new religious movement which succeeded to such a degree that the Salvation Army (which it became) is now a worldwide operation with massive membership. But that is only part of Booth's importance and heritage. In many ways his story is also that of the Victorian poor, as he and his wife Catherine made it their lives' work to battle against the poverty and deprivation which were endemic in the mid- to late 1800s. Indeed, it was Catherine who, although a chronic invalid, inspired the Army's social policy and attitude to female authority. Her campaign against child prostitution resulted in the age of consent being raised and it was Catherine who, dying of cancer, encouraged William to clear the slums -- In Darkest England, The Way Out. Roy Hattersley's masterful dual biography is not just the story of two fascinating lives but a portrait of an integral part of our history.