The writing of urban histories in eighteenth-century England

This text provides an analysis of 18th-century urban culture and local historical scholarship. The author shows how a sense of the past was crucial not only in instilling civic pride and shaping a sense of community, but also in informing contests for power and influence in the local community

Main Author: Sweet, Rosemary
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Clarendon 1997, 1997
Series:Oxford historical monographs / Oxford historical monographs
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This text provides an analysis of 18th-century urban culture and local historical scholarship. The author shows how a sense of the past was crucial not only in instilling civic pride and shaping a sense of community, but also in informing contests for power and influence in the local community
Physical Description:356 p. maps
ISBN:9780191677281