The Ends of Life

Roads to Fulfilment in Early Modern England
Author(s): 
Thomas, Keith
ISBN: 
9780199247233
Date published: 
February 2009
Hardback
Price: 
£20.00

The Ends of Life examines the ways in which English men and women between the early sixteenth and late eighteenth centuries sought to lead fulfilling lives. In doing so it illuminates the central values of the period, while at the same time throwing incidental light on some of the perennial problems of human existence.