[EPUB] ☆ My East End A History Of Cockney London BY Gilda ONeill – doctorio.us
To any one thing and say this is special but taken together it creates an amazing portrait of a world that s now mostly gone If you re interested in that sort of history of average people not in the class sense but just how average people lived then you ll efinitely enjoy this 3 out of 5 starsThis is a book that goes over the history of the east end for a long way back I found it very informative but unfortunately it was abit bity and hard to get into For me there were some eras that I found interesting and so
MANY STORIES THAT BREAK YOUR HEART stories that break your heart much unfortunately that I felt overloaded If you read this book slowly then I think you will Dr. Simon Forman definitely get out of it Collected oral now written history of the area of London that I am most familiar with because of having a friend live there Other than the experiences with the Blitz and bombings the times seem to coincide with those in America butistanced by about a generation or so Having been born in the East End East Ham I have always had a fascination with its history and culture Of course times were hard back in the Serving Up Secrecy (Ladies of Westside day with poverty slums overcrowdingiseases low mortality rate and everything else associated with the East End However there were many positives that are now lost to today s consumerism corporate A Wartime Nurse dominance and lack of communitiesA line from the book says conditions may be a lot better but there is a sense of loss There were great things about the East End which will soon only be in books and in the stories of those that told them Playing games having family parties in the streets playing out in the streets being able to leave your children with neighbours neighbours looking out for you customer service in shops no mobile phones being able to leave youroors open pie and mash fish and "chips Beano s Christmas clubs jubblies knees up and the list goes onThis book recounts a lot " Beano s Christmas clubs jubblies knees up and the list goes onThis book recounts a lot stories from people who lived in the East End The rollercoaster life where life was hard and community was everything This is a well researched and interesting book to read Along with some insightful pictures of the time it is a trip of nostalgic succulence that has you ebating on your head Now or then. He was going home she would call out 'Goodnight kidlets' I said that when I grew up I would go out singing in the streets and buy her a pair of blue bloomers O'Neill is fascinating about both the positive and negative sides of a way of life that went forever when families were moved out to housing estates on the fringes of London and about the parts of it that have survived into a new multi cultural East End; My East End is a good book because it has an unsnobbish respect for the voices it raws on Roz Kaveney. ,
characters My East End A History Of Cockney London.
It s interesting to compare my own recollections of the East End growing up there from 1953 1969 Sometimes I
Recognise The Recollections Of Othersthe recollections of others
strongly At other times it sounds that they re talking about somewhere else ifferent WhichAt other times it that they re talking about somewhere else entirely ifferent Which guess shows how variable and unreliable personal recollections of many years ago can be It gives vivid pictures how accurate those pictures are is something beyond my ability to say Could be over generous with stars on this one My rating my be colored by my trips there and my loss of a good friend whom I visited Very interesting and informative than expected view of East End Lots of history book type and oral of the area It The Extra Cadaver Murder does seem to be written for the Brits I have made an effort over the years to learn and still failed to know what many things were Damn that is a bad sentence Amazing collection of stories andetails about the famed East End of London First section of the book provides a brief history of the area including well intentioned but poorly executed charitable work In the second section of the book there are snippits of conversation from those who lived in the area telling stories about what they ate how they celebrated what type of work they had Incredible stories really paint a picture of what life was like in the early to mid 20th century The streets of East London can still harken some of the imagery the book lends to the reader with just a little imagination however if you re at a loss of travels and can t experience it first hand you ll find yourself well comforted within your imagination from the images and feelings this book conjures Although I was born Perfect Girl Evolution Vol. 6 decades after the author and thousands of miles away I still felt aeep connection with the culture and environment represented in this book I couldn t help but feel a little bit a part of this time after reading Just wonderful This book resonated with various parts of my childhood as I lived on the edge of the east end is Islington before Islington was Islington from birth in 1958 through a marriage in Hackney until I left in the late 1990 s Lot of bits of the history that I remember and the book was a fascinating refl. The heart of the East End has always been Tower Hamlets; Gilda O'Neill is enough of a partisan to regard even Hackney as a bit out of bounds My East End starts with the earliest times the East of London has always been where irty industry congregated ownstream from the Court and Parliament and it has always been where incomers started from Flemings in the Middle Ages to Bengalis today The greater part of this excellent book though is not a competent academic run through of the sources but an invaluable colle. .
Ection of the timeBut please stop the nostalgia
It Was A Violentwas a Dark Ties (Broken Saints Society dirty violent existence with no bathrooms outside and shit of manyifferent kinds We all are in a much better place now please on t
forget it If you have any connection with this part of London or just as a socialit If you have any connection with this part of London or just as a social this book is well worth a read Essentially an historical account of the author s life in London s East End from her birth in 1923 The main section of the book covers her childhood memories and the evastation of WW2 which began when she was aged 16 Also an explanation of the beginnings of the East End in the Middle Ages when Flemish settlers carried on their crafts and traded there Huguenots came from France Jews came from all parts of Europe Germans too In the 19th Century enforced shore leave for the Chinese workers of the East India Company vessels brought about the Lawn Boy Returns district known as Chinatown Limehouse near the earlyocks A lot of nostalgia here for the way of life and closeness of neighbours and family uring the author s life there in fact in 1999 she was still living in Bethnal Green aged 76 But of course there had been many social changes and conditions had much improved there after slum clearances of the 1950s and 1960s Lots of oral narratives from older people with whom the author spoke Fascinating story of the East End primarily from 1900 1960ish as told by the voices of many people who lived there the vast majority the poorer working class Some other people have said there s too much romanticism and I think there efinitely is uite a bit but the author tries to be balanced and is at least talking about the loss of actual things sense of community and just human contact the general feeling of isconnection as you grow older feeling of neglect by most of the political class etc and oesn t pin it on ridiculous sources she avoids even the covert racism and generally I uite liked what political comment she made which was a changeThe real treat here is just the very evocative escriptions from actual people of how they lived the games they played the houses they lived in the people they talked to how they got by what the war was like You can t point. Ction of oral history in which pensioners talk about the classic East End of late Victorian times and the inter war period a time when grinding poverty could just about be survived with luck when people were forced to live in each other's pockets and children played around the open oor of their homes until all hours There was always a jigsaw on the go and everyone that called had a go at putting some pieces in Nanny usually came round on Friday nights and always brought a bag of sweets winter warmers and as ,