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A Devout and Commercial People: Religion and Trade in Manchester during the Long Eighteenth Century

Hannah Barker

in Revisiting The Polite and Commercial People: Essays in Georgian Politics, Society, and Culture in Honour of Professor Paul Langford

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198802631
eISBN:
9780191840937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802631.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The tradesmen and women who form the focus of this chapter appeared in contemporary eighteenth-century texts as a diverse, yet distinct social group: above unskilled workers, but below merchants and ... More


Antiquarian Transformations in Historical Scholarship: The History of Domesticity from Joseph Strutt to Thomas Wright

Rosemary Sweet

in Revisiting The Polite and Commercial People: Essays in Georgian Politics, Society, and Culture in Honour of Professor Paul Langford

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198802631
eISBN:
9780191840937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802631.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

One of the most impressive aspects of A Polite and Commercial People is Paul Langford’s skilful synthesis of a bewildering array of lesser known authors and publications to tap into opinion and ... More


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