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Published: 01 March 2012

286 Pages | 6 black and white photos, numerous black and white line drawings


ISBN: 9780199233533

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Consumption and Gender in the Early Seventeenth-Century Household

The World of Alice Le Strange

Jane Whittle and Elizabeth Griffiths

  • The first detailed study of this type for the period before 1650
  • Combines micro-history with a concern for long term economic and social trends, from the medieval to the present
  • Integrates issues of gender into the study of consumption
  • Views economic and social change through the prism of the household