Behind closed doors in Georgian England
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Behind closed doors in Georgian England by Amanda Vickery

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Households -- England -- History -- 18th century,
  • Social status -- England -- History -- 18th century,
  • Sex role -- England -- History -- 18th century,
  • Social control -- England -- History -- 18th century,
  • Material culture -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century,
  • Great Britain -- History -- 1714-1837,
  • England -- Social conditions -- 18th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementAmanda Vickery.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ615 .V53 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24059833M
ISBN 109780300154535
LC Control Number2009018592

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