CALDER, [Peter] Ritchie

The Lesson of London


1 in stock

Publisher: Secker & Warburg

Year: 1941

Edition: First

Format: Hardback

UK customers ordering multiple items can contact us to arrange cheaper postage. All International customers: to arrange purchase and delivery, please email

SKU 12660 Category


“Calder’s subject is, on the whole, the story of official neglect which caused a temporary breakdown of London’s social services. Neglect by the Government to build deep shelters and to anticipate all night raids; neglect to equip shelters in advance with even the minimum sanitary and medical facilities and to provide more than Poor Law accommodation for the thousands of homeless produced by the first week’s bombardment of London. How bombing raids can best be met and minimised is the lesson of London which he draws.” 128pp. VG in VG dustjacket – wartime sociological polemic, in a series edited by George Orwell. Calder was also one of the leaders of the Aldermaston March. Scarce

You're viewing: The Lesson of London £120.00
Add to basket