Book #52995

The English Town: A History of Urban Life

Mark Girouard
Book #52995 The English Town: A History of Urban Life. Mark Girouard.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Publisher: New Haven And London: Yale University Press, 1990.
ISBN: 0300046359

An edition in Very Good condition with light soiling and shelfwear in a scuffed Very Good+ dust-jacket.

The English Town is the story of urban life in England from the Middle Ages to the present day. Mark Girouard tells the story through the lives and experiences of the people who have shaped, and been shaped by, the towns and cities of England. He describes the development of the towns and the changing role of the city in English culture, from the medieval period through the Industrial Revolution and the rise of the welfare state. Girouard covers a vast range of topics, from the origins of the English town to the present day, and from the medieval market town to the global city. This is a book about human beings and their relationships with the places in which they live. It is a book about the way in which towns and cities have shaped the English people, and the way in which the English people have shaped the towns and cities of England.; 4to; 330 pages.

Price: $50.00