The Cambridge Social History of Britain 1750-1950 (3 Volume Hardback set)
- Thompson, E.M.L.
- Cambridge University Press
DescriptionIn these three volumes, a team of specialists has assembled the jigsaw of topical monographic research and presented an interpretation of the development of modern British society since 1750, from three perspectives: those of regional communities, the working and living environment, and social institutions. Each volume is self-contained, and each contribution, thematically defined, contains its own chronology of the period under review. Taken as a whole they offer an authoritative and comprehensive view of the manner and method of the shaping of society in the two centuries of unprecedented demographic and economic change. 1453 pages, 16 b&w illustrations, 40 tables. Red cloth in dustjackets, near fine.