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London in the eighteenth century

Walter Besant

London in the eighteenth century

by Walter Besant

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Published by A. & C. Black in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • London (England)
    • Subjects:
    • London (England) -- History -- 18th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby Sir Walter Besant.
      SeriesThe survey of London
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA682 .B55
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 667 p., 21 leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages667
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6923651M
      LC Control Number03002034
      OCLC/WorldCa4315082

      By , there were over coffeehouses in London. However the coffee house fell out of favour towards the end of the 18th century as the new fashion for tea replaced coffee. They gave way to, and largely influenced, the exclusive gentleman’s club of the late 18th century. Revived in the Victorian era and run by the Temperance Movement. 1 Drew D. Gray, Crime, Prosecution and Social Relations: The Summary Courts of the City of London in the Late Eighteenth Century (Basingstoke, ), pp. 16, 2 Peter Linebaugh, The London Hanged: Crime and Civil Society in the Eighteenth Century (), p.

      Illustrations in Eighteenth-Century Children s Books in Britain and France () reads the systems of value and culture embodied in children s books, but she focuses on their illustrations. Brown argues that books were powerful tools of socialization and the images inFile Size: KB. In England outside of London, circulating libraries developed more slowly, except in major spa towns such as Bath, where Lewis Bull was in business by However, during the last quarter of the eighteenth century, provincial libraries developed rapidly, with the Monthly Magazine estimating their number at 1, by Judging by the.

        Andrew Dickson charts the growth of 18th-century theatre, looking at the new venues, stage technology, audiences, playwrights and great actors of the age. The story of British drama in the 18th century is one of dizzying growth: in kinds of entertainment, audience figures, the numbers of theatres and not least in the size of the theatres.   London’s modest eighteenth-century houses—those inhabited by artisans and laborers in the unseen parts of Georgian London—can tell us much about the culture of that period. This fascinating book examines largely forgotten small houses that survive from the eighteenth century and sheds new light on both the era’s urban architecture and the lives of a .


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