"[Ward] provides us with a thorough and well-crafted study that demonstrates the importance of metropolitan charity in the social and cultural changes of the early modern period." - Reviews in History
About the Author
Joseph P. Ward is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of History of the University of Mississippi, USA. His previous publications include Metropolitan Communities: Trade Guilds, Identity and Change in Early Modern London and, with Robert Bucholz, London: A Social and Cultural History, 1550-1750.