Edited by Ian Anders Gadd and Patrick Wallis

240 pp. Price £14, hardback print only

This book is made up of a collection of papers from the 'Revisiting the livery companies of early modern London' conference held in April 2000 at the IHR, exploring the history of London livery companies from a variety of perspectives.

Employing historical and interdisciplinary approaches, this collection examines print culture and early histories, civic myths, charity, the family, artisans, mercantile elites, and the control and regulation of guild and economy. Contributions by Ian W. Archer, Matthew Davies, John Forbes, Ian Anders Gadd, Perry Gauci, Ronald F. Homer, Mark Jenner, Derek Keene, Giorgio Riello, James Robertson, Patrick Wallis, Joseph P. Ward.

Published by the Institute of Historical Research, 2002

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