People, Prosperity and Power
Diana E. Ascott, Fiona Lewis, and Michael Power
Diana E. Ascott is an honorary Fellow in the School of History at the University of Liverpool.
Fiona Lewis is a freelance researcher.
Michael Power, who died shortly before this book was published, was an honorary Senior Fellow in the School of History at the University of Liverpool.
Contents List of Figures List of Tables List of Abbreviations Preface Introduction 1 Contexts: The Emergence of an Early Modern Port 2 Population and Demography 3 Occupation: Structure, Mobility and Succession 4 Family and Friends: Inheritance Strategies in a Mobile Population 5 Government 6 Politics Conclusion Appendices 1 Sources and methods 2 Probate listing 3 Overall sample sizes Bibliography Index
... it is (and is likely to remain for some considerable time) the definitive study of Liverpool’s early demography and the authors are to be congratulated for bringing this important and difficult material to publication.
Size: 234 x 156 mm
Publication: September 30, 2010