PhD Opportunity: Food Selling in Early Modern London, University of Kent

The University of Kent’s School of History, one of the leading history departments in the country, is pleased to invest in a range of Doctoral Studentships to commence in September 2016. These studentships are open to high-quality candidates with very good undergraduate degrees.

This particular project investigates the provision of foodstuffs in early modern London. Contrary to most of the previous work on the City’s food markets, it focuses on the food vendors rather than on macro-economic processes of food distribution. It aims to provide insight into the working lives of groups in the margins, such as women, immigrants, and the poor, and to contribute to a greater understanding of the workings of the pre-industrial urban economy. Continue reading “PhD Opportunity: Food Selling in Early Modern London, University of Kent”

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