William J. Fishman

William J. Fishman

William J. Fishman is a British academic. He is the author of several books about the history of the East End of London. He is concerned with the social, political, and economic life in the slums of the East End (where he still works and teaches).

He was made an honorary fellow of Queen Mary, University of London in 1999. He is currently Visiting Professor to the Centre for the Study of Migration at Queen Mary.


* "East End Jewish Radicals 1875-1914" (1975)
* "East End 1888: Life in a London Borough Among the Labouring Poor" (1989)
* "Streets of East London"(1992) (with photographs by Nicholas Breach)

External links

* [http://www.politics.qmul.ac.uk/migration/ Centre for the Study of Migration, Queen Mary, University of London]
* [http://www.inpressbooks.co.uk/east_end_1888_by_fishman_william_j_i016151.aspx East End 1888] at Inpress Books UK
* [http://www.vam.ac.uk/moc/childrens_lives/east_end_lives/Lifestories/bill_fishman/index.html] His life story in the Museum of Childhood.

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