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Time and work in eighteenth century London

Hans-Joachim Voth

Time and work in eighteenth century London

by Hans-Joachim Voth

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Published by University of Oxford in Oxford .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • London
    • Subjects:
    • Hours of labor -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Working class -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Industrial revolution -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHans-Joachim Voth.
      SeriesDiscussion papers in economic and social history ;, no. 21
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5166.Z98 L66817 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p. :
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL453109M
      LC Control Number98168198

      Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Johnson, Nichola. Eighteenth century London. London: H.M.S.O., (OCoLC) The idea that all female murder was plotted and premeditated is really not the case in eighteenth-century London and Paris. It does seem to be much more about the tensions and difficulties of living in often very confined spaces, where there was a high turnover of people.

        A day of talks and events inspired by eighteenth-century French arts. Families can make a gold box or learn to sing opera-style, and adults can attend talks on architecture, paintings and weapon. Jerry White's London in the Eighteenth Century is an unrivalled, panoramic account of the city's dramatic century of rebirth by its leading expert.. London in the eighteenth century had risen from the ashes. The city and its people had been brought to the brink by the Great Fire of /5(40).

        This is a book that any reader with an interest in the eighteenth century will enjoy and value.”—John Mullan, University College London "A comprehensive account, impressively documented and vividly illustrated, of the social history of reading, by an author whose own reading skills are matched by her brilliantly mastered erudition. The 18th century lasted from January 1, to Decem During the 18th century, elements of Enlightenment thinking culminated in the American, French, and Haitian age saw violent slave trading and human trafficking on a global scale. The reactions against monarchical and aristocratic power helped fuel the revolutionary responses against it throughout the ies: 17th century, 18th century, 19th century.


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