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  1. Week 1: Introducing the East End 10 items
    1. Core Reading 1 item
      1. The East End: four centuries of London Life - Alan Warwick Palmer 1989

        Book Essential Please read the PDF document

    2. Further Reading 9 items
      1. Outcast London: a study in the relationship between classes in Victorian society - Gareth Stedman Jones 2013

        Book  see either 1971, 1976, 1984, 1991, or 2013 editions

      2. Ragged London in 1861 - John Hollingshead, Anthony S. Wohl 1986

        Book 

      3. Dockland: an illustrated historical survey of life and work in East London - R. J. M. Carr, Greater London Council, North East London Polytechnic 1986

        Book 

      4. Dockland life: a pictorial history of London's docks 1860-2000 - Chris Ellmers, Alex Werner 2000

        Book 

      5. London labour and the London poor: a selected edition - Henry Mayhew, Robert Douglas-Fairhurst 2012

        Book 

      6. The blackest streets: the life and death of a Victorian slum - Sarah Wise 2009

        Book 

      7. London's docklands: a history of the lost quarter - Fiona Rule 2009

        Book 

  2. Week 2: Early Modern Jewish Immigration and the Origins of the East End 10 items
    1. Core Reading 1 item
      1. The Sephardic Jewish cemeteries at Queen Mary, Univerity of London / Caron Lipman - Caron Lipman 2012

        Book  Group 1: pp. 13-19 and 65-82; Group 2: pp. 20-33 and 82-91; Group 3: pp. 34-64.

    2. Further Reading 9 items
      1. East End Jewish radicals, 1875-1914 - William Jack Fishman, Acton Society Trust 1975

        Book  Read chapter 1

      2. Modern British Jewry - Geoffrey Alderman 1998

        Book  Chapters 3-6

      3. The Jews of Britain, 1656 to 2000 - Todd M. Endelman c2002

        Book  Chapter 4 - Native Jews and Foreign Jews (1870-1914),’ pp. 127-180

      4. Recent Perspectives on Early Modern London - Vanessa Harding 2004

        Article  Read pages 435-450

  3. Week 3: Poverty and Resistance in the East End 22 items
    1. Core Reading 3 items
    2. Primary Sources 3 items
      1. Family and Kinship in East London - Michael Dunlop Young, Peter Willmott 1957

        Book 

    3. Further Reading 16 items
      1. Annie Besant: a biography - Anne Taylor 1992

        Book 

      2. Will Thorne, constructive militant: a study in new unionism and new politics - Giles Radice, Lisanne Radice 1974

        Book 

      3. The Great Dock Strike, 1889 - Terry McCarthy ©1988

        Book  Read chapter 1

      4. Love and toil: motherhood in outcast London, 1870-1918 - Ellen Ross, American Council of Learned Societies 1993 (electronic resource)

        Book 

  4. Week 5: The Emergence of Fascism 18 items
    1. Core Reading 3 items
    2. Further Reading 15 items
      1. Feminine fascism: women in Britain's fascist movement, 1923-1945 - Julie V. Gottlieb, MyiLibrary 2000 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      2. Our flag stays red - Phil Piratin 1978

        Book 

      3. The politics of the poor: the East End of London, 1885-1914 - Marc Brodie c2004

        Book 

      4. Jews, labour and the left, 1918-48 - Stephen Bird, Christine Collette c2000

        Book 

      5. Good morning, brothers - Jack Dash 1970

        Book 

      6. Politics and culture in Victorian Britain: essays in memory of Colin Matthew - Peter Ghosh, Lawrence Goldman, H. C. G. Matthew 2006

        Book  Read: ‘The Enfranchisement of the Urban Poor in Late Victorian Britain’ - John Davis

      7. East End Jewish radicals, 1875-1914 - William Jack Fishman, Acton Society Trust 1975

        Book 

      8. Conservative Party attitudes to Jews, 1900-1950 - Harry Defries 2001

        Book 

      9. George Lansbury: at the heart of Old Labour - John Shepherd 2002

        Book 

      10. London Jews and British communism, 1935-1945 - Henry Felix Srebrnik 1995

        Book 

      11. Battle for the East End: Jewish responses to fascism in the 1930s - David Rosenberg 2011

        Book 

  5. Week 6: Maritime London 12 items
    1. Core Readings 2 items
    2. Further Reading 10 items
      1. Dockland: an illustrated historical survey of life and work in East London - R. J. M. Carr, Greater London Council, North East London Polytechnic 1986

        Book 

      2. Dockland life: a pictorial history of London's docks 1860-2000 - Chris Ellmers, Alex Werner 2000

        Book 

      3. London's docks - John Pudney 1975

        Book 

      4. London's docklands: a history of the lost quarter - Fiona Rule 2009

        Book 

      5. The Great Dock Strike, 1889 - Terry McCarthy ©1988

        Book 

      6. Ayahs, lascars and princes: the story of Indians in Britain 1700-1947 - Rozina Visram 2015

        Book  Read chapter 3

  6. Week 7: Reading Week (No Seminar) 0 items
  7. Week 8: Bombs and the Blitz 16 items
    1. Core Readings 5 items
      1. The myth of the Blitz - Angus Calder 1992

        Book  Chapter 2

      2. Review: The Myth of the Blitz by Angus Calder - Review by: Bill Schwarz 1992

        Article  pp. 281-283

    2. Further Reading 11 items
      1. Contesting home defence: men, women and the Home Guard in the Second World War - Penny Summerfield, C. M. Peniston-Bird 2007

        Book 

      2. Whistling in the dark: memory and culture in wartime London - Jean R. Freedman ©1999

        Book 

      3. Our street: East End life in the Second World War - Gilda O'Neill 2004

        Book 

  8. Week 9: Postwar Immigration 11 items
    1. Core Reading 2 items
    2. Further Reading 9 items
      1. The new East End: kinship, race and conflict - Geoff Dench, Kate Gavron, Michael Dunlop Young 2006

        Book  Introduction

      2. Outsiders and outcasts: essays in honour of William J. Fishman - Colin Holmes, Geoffrey Alderman, William Jack Fishman 1993

        Book 

      3. Muslims in the diaspora: the Somali communities of London and Toronto - Rima Berns McGown c1999

        Book 

      4. The Jew in late-Victorian and Edwardian culture: between the East End and East Africa - Eitan Bar-Yosef, Nadia Valman ©2009

        Book 

  9. Week 10: Crime and the East End 13 items
    1. Core Readings 2 items
      1. Jack the Ripper and the Myth of Male Violence - Judith R. Walkowitz 23/1982

        Article  pp. 542-574

      2. The Kray Fascination - Chris Jenks, Justin J. Lorentzen 08/1997

        Article  pp. 87-107

    2. Further Reading 11 items
      1. Lush life: constructing organized crime in the UK - Dick Hobbs 2013

        Book  Chapter 5

      2. Jack the Ripper: media, culture, history - Alexandra Warwick, Martin Willis 2007

        Book 

      3. Jack the Ripper: and the Whitechapel murders - Stewart P. Evans, Keith Skinner 2002

        Book 

      4. Jack the Ripper and the London press - L. Perry Curtis c2001

        Book 

      5. London's shadows: the dark side of the Victorian city - Drew D. Gray 2010

        Book 

      6. Metropolis on the Styx: the underworlds of modern urban culture, 1800-2001 - David Lawrence Pike 2007

        Book 

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