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Hubbub: Filth, Noise, and Stench in England, 1600-1770

Paperback, 04/03/2008, £14.99
£13.49
Features anecdotes from the quirky lives of the famous and the obscure - all of whom confronted urban nuisances and physical ailments. This book addresses an unpleasant aspect of city life (noise, violence, mouldy food, smelly streets, poor air quality). It creates a nuanced portrait of early modern English city life.