Emily Cockayne is research associate, Open University, East Midlands, UK.
"... Cockayne's prose is clear, free of jargon, and interspersed with rich quotations drawn from a wide array of primary sources... An excellent study of English urban life in all its filth and stench."-A. Roger Ekirch, American Historical Review -- A. Roger Ekirch American Historical Review "Relatively little work of this kind exists for earlier periods... [A] remarkable book... Hubbub is a work of impressive erudition and insight. it deserves to be widely read by everyone with an interest in urban, environmental, or early modern British history."-Peter Thorsheim, The Historian -- Peter Thorsheim The Historian