English Society In The 18th Century: Second Edition by Roy Porter

English Society In The 18th Century: Second Edition

byRoy Porter

Paperback | September 4, 1990

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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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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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Title:English Society In The 18th Century: Second EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 7.8 × 5.1 × 0.7 inPublished:September 4, 1990Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140138196

ISBN - 13:9780140138191

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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 Spending6. Having and Enjoying
7. Changing Experiences
8. Towards Industrial Society
9. Conclusion
Statistical Tables
Further Reading
Index