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The English : a social history, 1066-1945

Author: Christopher Hibbert
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hibbert, Christopher, 1924-2008.
English.
New York : Norton, ©1986
(OCoLC)775584684
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Hibbert
ISBN: 0393023710 9780393023718
OCLC Number: 13456110
Description: 785 pages, [44] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Part One: The Middle Ages --
Castles, lords, and chatelaines --
Cottagers and peasants --
Plague and revolt --
Churches, monks and friars --
Drinking and playing --
Wayfarers and pilgrims --
Tournaments, pageants, and miracles --
Town life --
Daughters and wives --
Pupils and masters --
Scholars and students --
Crime and punishment --
CDoctors and patients --
Part Two: The ages of Shakespeare and Milton --
Villagers, vagrants, and vagabonds --
Priests, parishioners, and recusants --
Country houses and country people --
Animals and sportsmen --
Readers and music makers --
Clothes and class --
Citizens, masters, and journeymen --
Women and children --
Actors and playgoers --
"Whole counties became desperate" --
Schoolboys and schoolgirls --
Undergraduates and tutors --
"Roasted chicken --
pease --
lobsters --
strawberries" --
Part Three: From Defoe to Cobbett --
"A tour thro' the whole island" --
Countrymen, clergymen, and farmers --
Country houses and gardens --
Interiors --
Manners and dress --
Travellers, postmen, and innkeepers --
Hunters, poachers, and smugglers --
Pastimes and pleasures --
Marriage and divorce --
Sex --
Theatres and shows --
Quacks, diseases, and cures --
Operators and tooth-drawers --
"Youth are expeditiously instructed" --
Universities, academies, and the grand tour --
Masters and workers --
Clothworkers and machine-breakers --
Rick-burners, paupers, and chartists --
Below stairs --
Shops and shopping --
Pedlars and markets --
Part Four: From the Victorians to modern times --
Owners of the land --
Dressing, smoking, and social rank --
Workers on the land --
Towns, factories, and public health --
Mines, brickfields, and sweat-shops --
"No one knows the cruelty" --
Middle classes and class distinctions --
Leisure hours --
The flesh and the spirit --
Passengers and drivers --
Law and order --
Homes and holidays --
Wars and aftermaths.
Responsibility: Christopher Hibbert.

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