Income, History, England
Poor, History, England
Public welfare, History, England
Social networks, History, England
Introduction /Alannah Tomkins,Steven King --'Not by bread only'? Common right, parish relief and endowed charity in a forest economy, c. 1600-1800 /Steve Hindle --Economy of makeshifts and the poor law: a game of chance? /Margaret Hanly --'Agents in their own concerns'? Charity and the economy of makeshifts in eighteenth-century Britain /Sarah Lloyd --Crime, criminal networks and the survival strategies of the poor in early eighteenth-century London /Heather Shore --Pawnbroking and the survival strategies of the urban poor in 1770s York /Alannah Tomkins --Kinship, poor relief and the welfare process in early modern England /Sam Barrett --Making the most of opportunity: the economy of makeshifts in the early modern north /Steven King --Conclusion /Steven King,Alannah Tomkins.
x, 285 p.