The Poor Law
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The Poor Law by Helen Dendy Bosanquet

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Published by Routledge/Thoemmes in London .
Written in English

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StatementHelen and Bernard Bosanquet.
SeriesPioneers in social welfare -- 2. Helen and Bernard Bosaquet: Works on economics & social welfare : the philosophy of the state and the practice of welfare, Pioneers in social welfare -- 2.
ContributionsBosanquet, Bernard, 1848-1923.
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Open LibraryOL17330344M

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