Earthly Necessities Economic Lives in Early Modern Britain

ISBN-10: 0300094124

ISBN-13: 9780300094121

Edition: N/A

Authors: Keith Wrightson

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List price: $30.00
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 6/10/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 388
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Keith Wrightsonis the TownsendProfessor of History at Yale University and the author ofEarthly Necessities: Economic Lives in Early Modern Britain. He lives in Guilford, CT.

List of Illustrations
Introduction: Early modern Britain: approaches and interpretations
Households in a landscape, c.1470-c.1550
Household economies: structures and roles
Household economies: priorities and strategies
Beyond the household: economic institutions and relationships
Beyond the household: economic networks and dynamics
Prices and people, c.1520-c.1580
Commodity and commonwealth, c.1520-c.1580
Economic expansion, c.1580-c.1650
'Tumbling up and down in the world'
Redefining the commonwealth
Specialisation and integration, c.1650-c.1750
The state and the Union
Living with the market, c.1660-c.1750
'A nobleman, a gentleman, a yeoman': the landed interest
Capital and credit: the 'middle sort of people'
Dependence and independence: labouring people
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