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Creator:
White, Jerry, 1949-
Title(s):

London in the eighteenth century : a great and monstrous thing / Jerry White.

Published/Created:
London : Bodley Head, 2012.
Physical Description:
xxi, 682 p., [24] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
CIE
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 607-647) and index.
Subject Terms:
Commerce -- History.
Local government -- History.
London (England) -- History -- 18th century.
London (England) -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.
Occupations -- History.
Prostitution -- History.
Social history.
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