Shire Living Histories

Richard Wilkinson finds much to enjoy in the opening volumes of a comprehensive new series on British social history.

Shire Living Histories


£8.99 each

Roman Britain, Richard Russell Lawrence, 77pp

ISBN: 13 978 0 74780 778 0

Tudor England, Derek Wilson, 77pp

ISBN: 13 978 074780 780 3

The Industrial Revolution, Jonathan Downs, 85pp

ISBN: 13 978 0 74780 7810

1930s Britain, Robert Pearce, 77pp

ISBN 13 978 0 74780 779 7

‘How we worked. How we played. How we lived.’ These are the questions identified by the publisher and addressed by the four authors. The General Editor of the series, Peter Furtado, has issued general instructions, as all authors cover the following specified areas: family life, home and neighbourhood, work, food and drink, shopping and style, transport, entertainment, education, social services, health.

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