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Dublin Tenement Life

4.17  ·  Rating Details  ·  12 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
This book is totally unique. It is based on the original and wholly authentic testimonies of survivors of the old Dublin tenements. For nearly 150 years, the wretched, squalid tenements of Dublin were widely judged to be the worst slums in all of Europe. By the 1930's, 6400 tenements were occupied by almost 112,000 tenants. Some districts had up to 800 people to the acre, ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published March 7th 2006 by Gill Books (first published January 1st 2006)
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May 26, 2014 Kathy rated it really liked it
I learned a lot about the conditions of the time, which is very helpful in researching family history.Well written and engaging.
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Very well researched but nothing I didn't really know already. Quite repetitive in places as the chapters draw from a limited number of interviews.
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