By Jacob F. Field
The nice hearth of 1666 was once one of many maximum catastrophes to befall London in its lengthy historical past. whereas its effect on London and its outfitted setting has been studied and documented, its influence on Londoners has been missed. This booklet makes complete and systematic use of the wealth of manuscript assets that illustrate social, fiscal and cultural switch in seventeenth-century London to check the impression of the hearth when it comes to how contributors and groups reacted and replied to it, and to place the reaction to the fireplace within the context of present developments in early sleek England. The ebook additionally explores the wider results of the hearth within the remainder of the rustic, in addition to how the good hearth persisted to be a huge polemical software into the eighteenth century.
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London, Londoners and the Great Fire of 1666: Disaster and Recovery by Jacob F. Field