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Paul Slack's book demonstrates the extent to which the poor in England has been formally provided for by the end of the period: the scale of the English welfare apparatus that had been firmly established by 1700 had no parallel in the rest of Europe. This book explains how this unique achievement came about.
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'...a work which is social history at its best, and which will be the standard authority for many years.' The Times Higher Education Supplement
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Book Description Longman, 1988. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0582489652