The Middlemost and the Milltowns: Bourgeois Culture and Politics in Early Industrial England

The Middlemost and the Milltowns: Bourgeois Culture and Politics in Early Industrial England

by Brian Lewis
     
 


This book seeks to enrich our understanding of middle-class life in England during the Industrial Revolution. It compares and contrasts three Lancashire milltowns and surrounding parishes in the early phase of textile industrialization—when the urbanizing process was at its most rapid and dysfunctional, and class relations were most fraught.See more details below

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This book seeks to enrich our understanding of middle-class life in England during the Industrial Revolution. It compares and contrasts three Lancashire milltowns and surrounding parishes in the early phase of textile industrialization—when the urbanizing process was at its most rapid and dysfunctional, and class relations were most fraught.

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"This well-written and thoughtful study, drawing together the concerns of social, political, and cultural history, is a major contribution to our growing understanding of the middle class and its place in the making of the modern world."—Journal of Interdiciplinary History

"This is a fine book with a sound thesis that every historian of early industrial development should read."—Canadian Journal of History

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804741743
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2002
Edition description:
1
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.50(d)

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