this is a fascinating social history of an often misunderstood and misrepresented part of London. With immense detailed history of the Whitechapel area of London in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, it is now part of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets in east london. Whitechapel has always been a busy cosmopolitan place, and this book charts the development and growth of various communities and industries. Illustrated throughout with several black and white photographs and drawings, this book is a must read for anyone interested in the history of this part of London.
By Derek Morris, 190 pages, published by the East London History Society 2011.
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