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Penguin Social History of Britain
By Roy Porter

The Penguin Social History of Britain

English Society in the Eighteenth Century

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Penguin Social History of Britain by Roy Porter

Book Description

This is 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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780140138191
ISBN-10: 0140138196
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 19mm)
Pages: 448
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 26-Apr-1990
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Roy Porter

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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