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Description - The World We Have Lost by Peter Laslett

The 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 Details

ISBN: 9780415315272
ISBN-10: 0415315271
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 375
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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