The Middlemost and the Milltowns: Bourgeois Culture and Politics in Early Industrial England (Google eBook)

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Stanford University Press, 2001 - History - 580 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
Wartime
15
Seriousness
37
Containment
69
Domesticity Sex and Marriage
94
Policing and Punishment
126
The Peace of God
151
Regulating Poverty
221
Voluntary Associations
248
Dealing with Labor
287
Ordering the Town
312
Bourgeois Time and Space
346
Peacetime
371
Conclusion
402
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