Dr. Johnson's London

Dr. Johnson's London

Coffee-houses and Climbing Boys, Medicine, Toothpaste and Gin, Poverty and Press-gangs, Freakshows and Female Education

Book - 2001
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Using writer Samuel Johnson as a starting point, this journey into the colorful world of eighteenth-century London captures the practical details of everyday life - cooking, laundry, clothing, jewelry, cosmetics, medicine, sex, education, etiquette, religion, crime - drawing on period diaries, newspapers, advice books, and other papers spanning the period from 1740 to 1770.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2001
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 9780312276652
0312276656
Branch Call Number: 942.107 P5807d 2001
Characteristics: xxi, 362 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: Doctor Johnson's London

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