Elizabeth’s London

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The subtitle of this book is “Everyday life in Elizabethan London,” which describes the contents perfectly. Drawing upon contemporary sources and extensively footnoted, the book is divided into two sections: The Place (the river, streets, buildings, furniture, gardens) and The People (health, foreigners, food and drink, marriage, education, etc.). Three appendices cover words and pronunciation; currency, wages and prices; and a sample Elizabethan invoice. This is an eminently readable and most enjoyable introduction to the topic, by a very non-stuffy historian.

 

 

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Century

Price
(US) $27.95
(UK) £7.99

ISBN
(US) 0312325657
(UK) 0753817578

Format
Hardback

Pages
342, 368

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