Albion's People : English Society, 1714-1815, Paperback

Albion's People : English Society, 1714-1815 Paperback

Part of the Social & Economic History of England series



This second volume of John Rule's major two-volume portrait of Georgian England is a comprehensive and authoritative survey of eighteenth-century society, incorporating the exciting new research findings of recent years.

It deals in turn with the upper class, 'middling sort' and lower orders; with popular education, religion and culture; with standards of living in town and country; and with crime, punishment and protest.

The book, which is as rich and varied as the age it explores, ends with an assessment of continuity and change across the century.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288 pages, black & white illustrations
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: British & Irish history
  • ISBN: 9780582089167



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