The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

Hardback (12 Aug 2004)

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Publisher's Synopsis

The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists tells the story of a group of working men at the turn of the century. It plots their struggle against poverty, unemployment and the inequality of the capitalist system. And ultimately, sees their political awakening as they pursue their vision of a just society.;Originally published in 1914, the book is both a masterpiece of political passion and working class humour and the resonance of its message continues to have relevance for the contemporary reader.

Book information

ISBN: 9781845490027
Publisher: arima publishing
Imprint: arima publishing
Pub date:
DEWEY: 823.912
Number of pages: 524
Weight: -1g