The journal of sociology social welfare volume 36 issue 2june article 15 2009 ordinary people in and out of poverty in the gilded age david wagner reviewed by john m herrick. Ordinary people in and out of poverty in the gilded age by david wagner as the title suggests ordinary people in and out of poverty in the gilded age is about ordinary people from a range of social classes upper middle and lower but primarily lower who fell in and out of poverty during the gilded age this age refers to that period in american history from post civil war to the . Get this from a library ordinary people in and out of poverty in the gilded age david wagner. Overall ordinary people is an important contribution to the history of social welfare particularly in its focus on the day to day stories of people who passed through the doors of tewksbury one could easily see this book supplementing a social welfare history class or being used in a research course as a skilled example of historiography . David wagner explores the lives of poor people during the three decades after the civil war using a unique treasure of biographies of people who were at one point in time inmates in a large almshouse combined with genealogical and other official records to follow their later lives ordinary people develops a more fluid picture of poverty as people s lives change over the course of time
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