The Middle Class
This is the enthralling story of the great powerhouse of British history - the middle class. The death of feudalism, the advancement of democracy, the spread of literacy, the industrial and sexual revolutions, the development of mass media - the middle class is never far away, drawing up petitions, pushing for change in attitude and legislation, engaging in philanthropy. In this scholarly and hugely entertaining account, Lawrence James brings to life the stories of churchmen and charity-workers, lawyers and lobbyists to create an engaging and colourful social and political panorama. Richly textured and highly relevant, this is narrative history at its best.
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Review: The Middle ClassUser Review - Viv - Goodreads
I found this book very funny. I don't think that was the author'sintent however. Read full review
Review: The Middle ClassUser Review - sam cerw - Goodreads
Interesting analysis and some great stories of the middle-class down the ages. However, I felt the author run out of steam in his post-war account since the lines between the classes have blurred so ... Read full review