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English Society in the Eighteenth Century

English Society in the Eighteenth Century

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by Roy Porter
     
 

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A portrait of 18th century England, from its princes to its paupers, from its metropolis to its smallest hamlet. The topics covered include - diet, housing, prisons, rural festivals, bordellos, plays, paintings, and work and wages.

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A portrait of 18th century England, from its princes to its paupers, from its metropolis to its smallest hamlet. The topics covered include - diet, housing, prisons, rural festivals, bordellos, plays, paintings, and work and wages.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140138191
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/28/1990
Series:
Social Hist of Britain Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
624,592
Product dimensions:
5.06(w) x 7.76(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Roy Porter was, until his retirement, Professor in the Social History of Medicine at the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine. He died in 2002.

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