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Earthly Necessities: Economic Lives in Early Modern Britain

Earthly Necessities: Economic Lives in Early Modern Britain
Author: Keith Wrightson
ISBN 13: 9780300094121
ISBN 10: 300094124
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication Date: 2002-04-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 384
List Price: $30.00

In this elegant redefinition of the economic history of early modern Britain, Keith Wrightson combines the research of economic historians with the insights of social and cultural history. He describes the basic institutions and relationships of economic life, traces the processes of change, and vividly demonstrates the effects of these changes on men, women, and children at all social levels. The New Economic History of Britain Series

History Today - James Sharpe

Well informed,well nuanced,[and] readable. . . . A very effective account of a long and complex transition in British economic life,a transition characterized by the advance of commercialization.