Social History: London

The Blue Plaque Guide
English Heritage
Foreword by: 
Lord Montagu of Beaulieu

Newly revised and completely updated, a comprehensive gazetteer of houses of historic interest in London.

First published by Journeyman:
Pluto Press, 1991
In association with English Heritage
Women's Work in Nineteenth-Century London
A Study of the Years 1820-1850
Sally Alexander

A feminist history raising fundamental questions for marxist and feminist historians.

First published by Journeyman:
1983
London History Workshop, £10
With Light of Knowledge
A Hundred Years of Education in the Royal Arsenal Co-operative Society, 1877-1977
John Attfield

The first detailed study of the educational work of a British co-operative society.

First published by Journeyman:
1981
Paperback, illustrated, £10
The People's Guide to London
Central and West End
Andrew Davies

The only guide to focus on London's rebellious history.

First published by Journeyman:
1984
Paperback, illustrated, £5
The People of the Abyss
Jack London

Perhaps his most important work, written after passing as an American sailor stranded in the East End in 1902.

Jack Lindsay
First published by Journeyman:
1977
Paperback, illustrated, £5
The Muvver Tongue
Robert Barltop and Jim Wolveridge

The most comprehensive and explicit account of the Cockney language.

First published by Journeyman:
1980
Paperback, £10
Marx in London
An Illustrated Guide
Asa Briggs

The first edition of this fascinating and informative guide to places in London associated with Marx.

First published by Journeyman:
1982
Paperback, illustrated,£5
Don't be a Soldier!'
The Radical Anti-War Movement in North London, 1914-1918
Ken Weller

An invaluable source of reference tracing the courageous stand of thousands against the First World War.

First published by Journeyman:
1985
London History Workshop, £10
Club Life and Socialism in Mid-Victorian London
Stan Shipley

The only study of radical working-men's clubs.

First published by Journeyman:
1983
London History Workshop, £10