List of figures; List of tables; Preface; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. The demographic background; 3. Earning a living in early seventeenth-century Southwark; 4. Wealth and social structure; 5. Household structure and the household economy; 6. Power, status and social mobility; 7. Residential patterns and property ownership; 8. The dynamics of a local community; 9. Social relationships in the urban neighbourhood; 10. The institutional structure of the neighbourhood; 11. Conclusion: neighbourhood and society in seventeenth-century; Bibliography; Index.
A pioneering social and economic study, which sheds new light on London's social history.