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    • English Society in the Eighteenth Century

    • By: Roy Porter
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 15 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 146
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 66

    In this boldly drawn portrait of 18th-century England, Roy Porter defines a nation from its princes to its paupers, from its metropolis to its smallest hamlet. The topics covered run the gamut, covering diet, housing, prisons, rural festivals, bordellos, plays, paintings, and work and wages.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A ton of information

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-16-09

    Regular price: $27.97