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Societies, Cultures and Kinship 1580-1850
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: Charles Phythian-Adams
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-15 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This work maps the cultural and physical divisions of medieval England. It concentrates on the level of hierarchy immediately above individual local societies, using detailed case studies of networks of linked communities in the East Midlands, the South and East Anglia. The societies studied are respectively on the periphery of
English Society 1580–1680
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Keith Wrightson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-17 - Publisher: Routledge

English Society, 1580-1680 paints a fascinating picture of society and rural change in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. Keith Wrightson discusses both the enduring characteristics of society as well as the course of social change, and emphasizes the wide variation in experience between different social groups and local
A Lost Frontier Revealed
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Alan Fox
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-04 - Publisher: Univ of Hertfordshire Press

A traveller through the length and breadth of England is soon aware of cultural differences, some of which are clearly visible in the landscape. The eminent English historian Charles Phythian-Adams has put forth that England, through much of the last millennium, could be divided into regional societies, which broadly coincided
Our Village Ancestors
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Helen Osborn
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-28 - Publisher: The Crowood Press

This book will be a source of help for anybody researching their farming and countryside ancestors in England. Looked at through the lens of rural life, and specifically the English village, it provides advice and inspiration on placing rural people into their geographic and historical context. It covers the time
Kinship and Capitalism
Language: en
Pages: 505
Authors: Richard Grassby
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This study reconstructs the lives of urban business families during England's emergence as a world economic power.