Captain Thomas Coram was dismayed at the sight of children dying on the dung heaps of London. He petitioned to the King to grant a Royal Charter for building the Foundling Hospital in Bloomsbury. Children were brought to hospital for shelter. This book presents this social history of London's poverty, revealed through the members of the hospital.
- Limba : Engleza
- Data Publicarii : 01 Mar 2007
- Format : Hardback
- Numar pagini : 192
- ISBN : 9780752442440