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London life in the eighteenth century

by M. Dorothy George

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Published by Academy Chicago in Chicago, IL .
Written in English

    Places:
  • London (England),
  • England,
  • London
    • Subjects:
    • Poor -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century,
    • Working class -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century,
    • London (England) -- Social conditions

    • Edition Notes

      StatementM. Dorothy George.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN398.L7 G4 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination457 p. ;
      Number of Pages457
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2537593M
      ISBN 100897331478
      LC Control Number85018486

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        Orphans in Eighteenth-Century London. by Yale On a bleak spring evening in a crowd gathered in a dark, narrow London street. At its edge well-to-do City merchants on their way westward through Hatton Garden mingled with the wretched and curious poor, washed up from tenements to the north, east, and south, looking for a handout or a. London life in the eighteenth century. , Reprinted by the London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London in English - [3d ed.].

        18th-century city life was frequently confusing and chaotic. The network of narrow allies and lanes, that had remained largely unchanged in many towns since medieval times, proved increasingly inconvenient to horse-drawn vehicles, and, like today, many cities were prone to traffic congestion.   It was a difficult life for poor people: There was no government assistance for the unemployed, and many had trouble finding their next meal or a warm place to sleep. For every 1, children born in earlyth-century London, almost died before they were 2, generally due to malnutrition, bad water, dirty food, and poor hygiene.


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