Illustrated English Social History, Four Volumes in Two Volumes. G. M. Trevelyan.
Illustrated English Social History, Four Volumes in Two Volumes
Illustrated English Social History, Four Volumes in Two Volumes

Illustrated English Social History, Four Volumes in Two Volumes

London / New York / Toronto: Longmans, Green & Co., 1952. Wright, Ruth C. Second British Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good / No Jacket. Item #2320411

Second British edition. Includes publisher's slipcase. No jacket. Near fine copies in a near fine slipcase. A few faint scratches to slipcase.

xvi, 175, xi, 206; xi, 209, xi, 186 pp. Four volumes in two. VOLUME ONE CONTENTS: Prefatory Note to the Illustrations, Introduction; Chaucer's England: Field, Village and Manor-House; Chaucer's England: Town and Church; England in the Age of Caxton; Tudor England, Introduction: The End of the Middle Ages?; England During the Anti-Clerical Revolution; Descriptive Notes to the Illustrations; Index. VOLUME TWO CONTENTS: Prefatory Note to the Illustrations, Introduction; Shakespeare's England: The Towns, the Countryside, Classes and Modes of Life, Wales, The Northern Counties, Elizabethan Homes, Inns, Social Relationships, Militia, Law, J.P.S., Poor Law; Shakespeare's England: Religion and Universities, the Social Policy of the Elizabethan State, Industry and Seafaring, Shakespeare; The England of Charles and Cromwell, the Beginning of Colonial Expansion, East India Company, Fen Draining, Social Conditions and Consequences of the Great Rebellion, Household Life; Restoration England; Descriptive Notes to the Illustrations; Index. VOLUME THREE CONTENTS: Prefatory Note to the Illustrations, Introduction; Defoe's England, Queen Anne, 1702-1714, George I, 1714-1727, the Marlborough Wars, 1702-1712, Parliamentary and Economic Union with Scotland, 1707; Dr. Johnson's England: Population, Medicine and Philanthropy, Justice, Local Administration, Religion, Education, Universities, Wales; Dr. Johnson's England: The Agricultural and Industrial Revolutions Begin, Improved Communications, Overseas Trade, the City. Dr. Johnson's England: Social Conditions Favourable to Art and Culture, Love of Natural Landscape, Country House Life, Sport, Food, Drama and Music, Newspapers, Printing and Publishing, Libraries, Domestic Servants; Scotland at the Beginning and at the End of the Eighteenth Century, the Union, 1707, Culloden and the Conquest of the Highlands, 1746; I. Scotland at the Time of the Union of 1707, King William, 1689-1702, Queen Anne, 1702-1714; II. Scotland at the End of the Eighteenth Century, George III, 1760-1820; Descriptive Notes to the Illustrations; Index. VOLUME FOUR CONTENTS: Prefatory Note to the Illustrations, Introduction; Cobbett's England: Change in Town and Country, Factories, Working-Class Conditions, Colonization, Education, Luddites, Trade Unions; Cobbett's England; Women and the New World, the Fund-Holders, Religion, Shipping, Navy and Army, Sporting Events, Game Laws, Humanity; Between the Two Reform Bills; The Second Half of the Victorian Era; Descriptive Notes to the Illustrations; Index.

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