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Social and Economic History of England


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Britain in the World Economy since 1880

Britain in the World Economy since 1880

Bernard W.E. Alford
November 08, 1995

Bernard Alford reviews the changing role, and diminishing influence, of Britain within the international economy across the century that saw the apogee and loss of Britain's empire, and her transformation from globe-straddling superpower to off-shore and indecisive member of the European Community....

Medieval England: Towns, Commerce and Crafts, 1086-1348

Medieval England: Towns, Commerce and Crafts, 1086-1348

Edward Miller, John Hatcher
June 29, 1995

The only survey of the urban, commercial and industrial history of the period between the Norman conquest and the Black Death....

Albion's People: English Society 1714-1815

Albion's People: English Society 1714-1815

John Rule
May 11, 1992

This second volume of John Rule's major two-volume portrait of Georgian England is a comprehensive and authoritative survey of eighteenth-century society, incorporating the exciting new research findings of recent years. It deals in turn with the upper class, `middling sort' and lower orders; with...

The Vital Century: England's Economy 1714-1815

The Vital Century: England's Economy 1714-1815

John Rule
May 11, 1992

Long neglected, the Eighteenth Century is now the focus for much of the most exciting work in history today. This new research has so altered and expanded our understanding of the Georgian economy that some historians now question the very idea of an `Industrial Revolution'. John Rule uses the...

The Age of Elizabeth: England Under the Later Tudors

The Age of Elizabeth: England Under the Later Tudors

D.M. Palliser
March 16, 1992

This famous book was the first up-to-date survey of its field for a generation; even today, when work on early modern social history proliferates, it remains the only general economic history of the age. This second edition, substantially revised and expanded, is clear in outline, rich in detail,...

Anglo Saxon England and the Norman Conquest

Anglo Saxon England and the Norman Conquest

H.R. Loyn
October 14, 1991

This celebrated account of society and economy in England from the first Anglo-Saxon settlements in the fifth century to the immediate aftermath of the Norman Conquest has been a standard text since it first appeared in 1962. This long-awaited second edition incorporates the fruits of 30 years of...

Medieval England: Rural Society and Economic Change 1086-1348

Medieval England: Rural Society and Economic Change 1086-1348

Edward Miller, John Hatcher
June 26, 1978

This is the first volume of a two-volume study of medieval England covering the period between the Norman Conquest and the Black Death. The book opens with a summary portrait of the English economy and society in the reign of William I. It goes on to examine in detail the population increase from...

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