Elizabeth's London: Everyday Life in Elizabethan London [EPUB]
21 February 2016, 20:30
2013 | EPUB | 0.47MB
The everyday realities and practical details of daily life in Elizabethan London, which most history books ignore - a Sunday Times bestseller.
Like its acclaimed predecessors, RESTORATION LONDON and DR JOHNSON'S LONDON, this book is the result of the author's passionate interest in the practical details of everyday life - and the conditions in which most people lived - so often ignored in conventional history books. The book begins with the River Thames, which - from its surly water-men to its great occasions - played such a central part in the city's life. It moves on to the streets, houses and gardens; cooking, housework and shopping; clothes, jewellery and make-up; health and medicine; sex and food; education, etiquette and hobbies; religion, law and crime.
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