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White, Jerry, 1949-

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

London : Bodley Head, 2012.
Physical Description:
xxi, 682 p., [24] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
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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.

  • James Gibbs's London, 1708-54
  • Robert Adam's London, 1754-99
  • Samuel Johnson's London: Britons
  • Ignatius Sancho's London: citizens of the world
  • William Beckford's London: commerce
  • Francis Place's London: industry and labour
  • Eliza Haywood's London: print, pictures and the professions
  • Teresa Cornelys's London: public pleasures
  • Martha Stracey's London: prostitution
  • Mary Young's London: crime and violence
  • The Fieldings' London: police, prison and punishment
  • Jonas Hanway's London: religion and charity
  • John Wilkes's London: politics and government.