The Georgian Town 1680-1840 - Social History in Perspective (Hardback)Joyce Ellis (author)
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This lucid, interesting and persuasive account of the multi-facted experiences of British towns and their inhabitants therefore gives as much weight to the back streets and narrow alleyways that lay at the heart of working-class neighbourhoods as it does to the fashionable squares of Bath, Edinburgh or London's West End. It is also concerned with the role played by the female majority of urban residents within these communities, a role often overlooked by urban historians in the past. Its overall aim is to provide a broad but coherent synthesis combining original research with an overview of the many new issues and interpretations that are currently stimulating a lively debate among historians of urban life.
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages: 182
Weight: 359 g
Dimensions: 216 x 138 x 15 mm
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