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English Society in the 18th Century: Second Edition (Penguin Social History of Britain)

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Synopsis:

In this boldly drawn portrait of 18th century England, Roy Porter defines a nation from its princes to its paupers, from its metropolis to its smallest hamlet. The topics covered run the gamut - diet, housing, prisons, rural festivals, bordellos, plays, paintings, and work and wages.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [373]-388) and index.

Table of Contents

Editorial Foreword

Acknowledgments

Preface to the Revised Edition

Conversion Tables

Introduction

1. Contrasts

2. The Social Order

3. Power, Politics and the Law

4. Keeping Life Going

5. Getting and Spending 6. Having and Enjoying

7. Changing Experiences

8. Towards Industrial Society

9. Conclusion

Statistical Tables

Further Reading

Index

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beautiful, March 10, 2011 (view all comments by beautiful)
so well written - it covered both spectrums from top to bottom.
enjoyed the lifestyles on both ends as well as the type of living
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780140138191
Author:
Porter, Roy
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
London, England ;
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
History
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
England
Subject:
Social conditions
Subject:
England Social conditions 18th century.
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Subject:
General History
Subject:
World History-England General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Second Edition, Revised
Series:
Social Hist of Britain
Series Volume:
9286
Publication Date:
19900931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
7.88x5.12x.80 in. .68 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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