Earthly Necessities: Economic Lives in Early Modern Britain, 1470-1750
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.
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With this synthesis by Yale social historian Wrightson, formerly of Cambridge, the publisher launches a new series edited by David Cannadine. This volume covers Britain's socioeconomic transformations ... Read full review
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