The Cambridge Social History of Britain, 1750-1950, Volume 1
The intensive study of particular localities and communities characterizes much recent work in social history. Volume One draws on this approach to present a series of chapters on the social history of various regions of the British Isles.
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A History of Britain: At the Edge of the World?, 3000 BC-AD 1603
No preview available - 2009
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Childhood Transformed: Working-class Children in Nineteenth-century England
Limited preview - 1994