Michael Mosley: Queen Victoria's Slum

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Michael Mosley: Queen Victoria's Slum: Slums In The Spotlight
Slums In The Spotlight
Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  SBS  |  July 25, 2017
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It's now the 1890s, and the efforts of the residents have put conditions in the slum firmly in the spotlight. Yet the daily grind continues. A statistician arrives with the maps of Charles Booth, but when he starts to take records of slum life, his methods are controversial. While the residents welcome the opportunity to share details of their poverty, he talks only to the owner of the doss house, causing outrage in the slum.

It's now the 1890s, and the efforts of the residents have put conditions in the slum firmly in the spotlight. Yet the daily grind continues. A statistician arrives with the maps of Charles Booth, but when he starts to take records of slum life, his methods are controversial. While the residents welcome the opportunity to share details of their poverty, he talks only to the owner of the doss house, causing outrage in the slum.

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