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Narratives of the Poor in Eighteenth-century Britain (Volumes 1-5)

Alysa Levene

Narratives of the Poor in Eighteenth-century Britain (Volumes 1-5)

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Published by Pickering & Chatto Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social history,
  • England,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Poverty,
  • History,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages2000
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11952542M
    ISBN 101851968091
    ISBN 109781851968091
    OCLC/WorldCa63137229


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: Narratives of the Poor in Eighteenth-century Britain (Volumes ) (): Symonds, Deborah A: Books. Presents narratives of the poor in eighteenth-century Britain. This collection covers the period from the early eighteenth century through to the Poor Law Amendment Act of and includes transcriptions of hand-written first-hand representations of poverty to poor law officials.

The eighteenth century was a time of great change for the poor of Britain, yet their experience and the views of those who dealt with them have often been difficult to access.

This five-volume reset collection of previously unpublished and rarely available primary source material significantly broadens our understanding of ‘poor reality’ by bringing together voices from all levels of. British Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies Synopsis.

This work presents narratives of the Poor in Eighteenth-Century Britain. The Eighteenth Century was a time of great change for the poor of Britain, yet their experience and the views of those who dealt with Author: Deborah A Symonds. Narratives of the poor in eighteenth-century Britain: Vol Voices of the poor: poor law depositions and letters.

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