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MacKenzie, Scott R.

Be It Ever So Humble

Poverty, Fiction, and the Invention of the Middle-Class Home Scott R. MacKenzie

Before the rise of private homes as we now understand them, the realm of personal, private, and local relations in England was the parish, which was also the sphere of poverty management. Between the 1740s and the 1790s, legislators, political economists, reformers, and novelists transferred the... More