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London in the 1690s: a social atlas

London in the 1690s: a social atlas


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By Craig Spence. Published 2000. ISBN 9781871348576



Detailed Description

London in the 1690s guides the reader through the development of the built environment and the vital economic and social patterns indicated by the property values and the density of households. It includes discussion of London's elite, the distribution of male and female householders and broad patterns of wealth. Supported by extensive statistical tables and maps, the book is also illustrated with images from the period.

'It is a superlative work of historical geography... Scholars of many subjects – from demography to commerce to built environment – will welcome this book as a substantial achievement in metropolitan history' – English Historical Review.