The World We Have Lost
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World We Have Lost by Peter Laslett
Book DescriptionThe World We Have Lost is a seminal work in the study of family and class, kinship and community in England after the Middle Ages and before the changes brought about by the Industrial Revolution. The book explores the size and structure of families in pre-industrial England, the number and position of servants, the elite minority of gentry, rates of migration, the ability to read and write, the size and constituency of villages, cities and classes, conditions of work and social mobility.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415315272
(234mm x 156mm x 28mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Peter Laslett
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Household and Family in Past Times, Paperback (January 1975)» View all books by Peter Laslett
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