This was a period of great change, as cities grew, trade expanded and consumerism and popular culture blossomed. The Georgians witnessed the birth of industrialisation; radicalism and repression; and extreme luxury alongside extreme poverty. Find out more about the Georgians by exploring an array of historical sources and in-depth articles.
Matthew White examines the variety of entertainment and leisure activities enjoyed in Georgian Britain.Read more
Against a backdrop of industrialisation and the subsequent over-crowding in the cities, Matthew White investigates health and hygiene in 18th century Britain.Read more
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