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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain,
  • England,
  • London

Subjects:

  • Crime -- England -- History -- 16th century.,
  • Crime -- England -- London -- History -- 16th century.,
  • Rogues and vagabonds -- England -- History -- 16th century.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603.,
  • England -- Social conditions -- 16th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementGāmini Salgādo.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6943 .S25 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 230 p. :
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1708070M
ISBN 100312086075
LC Control Number92009610
OCLC/WorldCa25508585

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  The Elizabethan Underworld collects together sixteen of the more important tracts from the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries dealing with the lives and misdoings of thieves, rogues, and tricksters. For the most part the original authors were men of experience - watchmen, constables and those who drifted into the London underworld and learnt its : "With over sixty illustrations, including contemporary pamphlets and manuscripts, this new edition portrays in vivid detail a fascinating underworld society, and will appeal to all with an interest in social history and the Elizabethan age."--Jacket. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . The Elizabethan world, so often recalled for its riotous love of life and bawdy sense of humour, was also a world of contrasts. The rich appeared enormously rich, indulging in extravagant luxuries, while the poor often languished in unthinkable squalour, turning to thievery and begging in order to survive. It is this complex network of beggars and Price Range: $ - $