Title: An Essay on the Causes and Remedies of ...
Publisher: London: Published for the Author by Arthur Hall, Virtue and Co., 25 Paternoster Row.
Publication Date: 1852
Book Condition: Good
(4), 190, 32pp. publisher's catalogue at the end. In original brown embossed cloth with gilt lettering on the spine. Sympathetically rebacked, binding worn at corners and generally slightly soiled and well used, with darkened section at top. Some page margins slightly browned. Chapters include "THE PROGRESS OF INDUSTRIAL IMPROVEMENT", "INCREASE OF A RURAL POPULATION", "WANT OF EMPLOYMENT", "POOR LAWS", "CIVIL AND CRIMINAL LAW", "FUTURE PROSPECTS OF THE WORKING CLASSES". The 1834 New Poor Law altered the system from one which was administered haphazardly at a local parish level to a highly centralised system which encouraged the large-scale development of workhouses by poor law unions. Eisdell had written a two volume book published in 1839 "A treatise on the industry of nations.". Bookseller Inventory # 4182