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Bristol society in the later eighteenth century with special reference to the handling by computer of fragmentary historical sources

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There has been little interest in eighteenth century urban history in England and particularly in the significance of patterns of urban social structure during the transition from a traditional to a modern society. One reason for this is the intractable and fragmentary nature of the sources for this precensus period. In this study three types of source, a town directory, a Parliamentary Poll Book and the city rate and national tax returns for Bristol in 1774/5, were collated using nominal re...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Anthropology and Geography
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Author
Publication date:
1985
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Source identifiers:
602344945
Deposit date:
2013-01-18

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