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Published: 01 March 2012

312 Pages | 1 map and 6 black and white images


ISBN: 9780199609345

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City Women

Money, Sex, and the Social Order in Early Modern London

Eleanor Hubbard

  • A major new study of the lives of ordinary women in early modern London
  • Combines diverse sources and methods to create fullest picture of women in London
  • An important addition to the historiographies of early modern London and early modern women
  • Includes clear tables and figures, so provide important data in an accessible format with appropriate detail
  • Provides a 'composite biography' of a largely anonymous population: shows that women's careers transcended the boundaries of the individual families to which they belonged at different stages in their lives