Fair. 452 pages. Softcover. Reading copy. Triangular crease in front cover. ENGLISH HISTORY. A full and vivid picture of the life of the London masses under the early Georges. Working from trial records, petitions, coroner's inquests, Parliamentary reports, pamphlets, municipal records and the like, the author has reconstructed a fascinating and often horrifying picture of everyday life among the lower classes. Includes an Index. (Key Words: London, English History, England, Eighteenth Century, Workhouses, Weavers, Silk, Shoemakers, Poor, Francis Place, Typhus, Jews, Henry Fielding, Death Rates, Patrick Colquhoun, Apprenticeships, Parliament).
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