An eighteenth-century revolution? Investigating urban growth in north-west England, 1664–1801

@article{Stobart1996AnER,
  title={An eighteenth-century revolution? Investigating urban growth in north-west England, 1664–1801},
  author={J. Stobart},
  journal={Urban History},
  year={1996},
  volume={23},
  pages={26-47}
}
The briefest inspection of the English urban hierarchy during the long eighteenth century reveals this as a period of immense change. However, regional analysis of the temporal and spatial patterns of these pre-census developments relies on using a variety of non-demographic sources to produce a series of urban demographic ‘snap-shots’ of the urban population. Employing this ‘demographic photography’ in early modern northwest England allows detailed investigation of the dynamics of the entire… Expand
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