Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 September 2013

256 Pages | 17 b/w illustrations

6 X 9 inches

ISBN: 9781846318818

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Irish London

Middle-Class Migration in the Global Eighteenth Century

Craig Bailey

Liverpool University Press

Eighteenth Century Worlds LUP

  • Opens up a new dimension of migration to eighteenth-century London
  • Broadens our understanding of the middle class during its formative stages in Britain
  • Shows that the Irish encounter with the metropolis in the eighteenth century was not characterized exclusively by poverty and marginalization
  • Combines quantitative and qualitative analyses of an extensive amount of previously unused source material to reconstruct the live and activities of middle migrants in London

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