English society in the 18th century


This text offers a picture of eighteenth-century England. It ranges from princes to paupers, and from the metropolis to smallest hamlet. It offers vivid images of the thought, politics, work and recreation of Englishmen at his time.

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ISBN: 9780140138191 Author: Porter, Roy Publisher: Penguin Publication Date: 1st January 1990 Imprint: Penguin Books Cover: Paperback Dewey: 942.07 (edition:21) Pages: 420 Language: English Edition: Revised edition Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: , ,

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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