The Eighteenth-Century Town: A Reader in English Urban History 1688-1820

The Eighteenth-Century Town: A Reader in English Urban History 1688-1820

by Peter Borsay


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138837430
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/05/2015
Series: Readers In English Urban History Series
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Acknowledgements. 1. Introduction Peter Borsay. 2. Urban growth and agricultural change: England and the Continent in the early modern period E Anthony Wrigley. 3. Country, county and town; patterns of regional evolution in England Alan Everitt. 4. Urban improvement and the English economy in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries E L Jones and M E Falkus. 5. The English urban renaissance: the development of provinical urban culture c.1680 - c.1760 Peter Borsay. 6. The London 'mob' in the early eighteenth-century Robert B Shoemaker. 7. Bath: ideology and utopia 1700 - 1760 R S Neale. 8. Science, provincial culture and public opinion in Enlightenment England R Porter. 9. Money, Land and lineage: the big bourgeoise of Hanoverian London Nicholas Rogers. 10. Birmingham and the West Midlands 1760 - 1793: politics and regional identity in the English provinces in the later eighteenth century J Money. 11. Social class and social geography: the middle classes in London at the end of the eighteenth century L D Schwarz. 12. Voluntary societies and British urban élites 1780 - 18.

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