ENGLISH FOLK: A Book of Characters by Wallace Notestein

ENGLISH FOLK: A Book of Characters

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Contemplative reading, presenting English history in a personal light through the diaries and biographies of thirteen English people, from the 19th to the 17th centuries. A farm laborer, a yeoman, and on to the upper classes and great families, this is a cross section of what has made up English society and the rules that govern it and shows the changing ways of life and beliefs. The characters are not hackneyed, the Parson Woodforde sketch being perhaps the most familiar. Quite special

Pub Date: Dec. 1st, 1938
Publisher: Harcourt, Brace