Hubbub Filth, Noise, and Stench in England, 1600-1770. Emily Cockayne.

Hubbub Filth, Noise, and Stench in England, 1600-1770

Softcover, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008. Third Printing. Near Fine. "Hubbub takes us on a not-for-the-squeamish tour of pre-Industrial Revolution England, where city streets are crowded, noisy, filthy and reeking of smoke and decay. Focusing on offences to the eyes, ears, nose, taste buds and skin, the book explores the daily experience of the rich and the poor and paints a nuanced and highly detailed portrait of English city life." Ships same or next business day. Book is in near fine condition, minimal edge wear. ; B&W Illustrations; 0.94 x 9.21 x 6.06 Inches; 335 pages. [Item #42011]

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