Earthly Necessities

Earthly Necessities: Economic Lives in Early Modern Britain, 1470-1750

Non-Fiction, History & Politics, British History, 17th Century Britain
Paperback Published on: 30/05/2002
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Synopsis

This important new book, widely praised in hardcover (Yale UP) redefines the economic history of early modern Britain for a new generation of readers. Wrightson writes evocatively about the basic institutions and relationships of economic life, tracing the process of change, and examining how these changes affected men, women and children at all social levels. Novel in its structure, scope, and emphasis on the lived experience of the period, the book vividly demonstrates the gains and costs of economic change.

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780140250015
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Weight: 500g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 35 mm

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