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Biddle, M. ( 1 9 7 3 ) The Future of London's Past, Rescue, Worcester. Glass, D . V. ( 1 9 6 6 ) London's inhabitants within the walls, London Record Society Publications, 2, xxxv-xxxvii. Smailes, A. E. ( 1 9 6 4 ) The site, growth and changing face of L o n d o n , in R. ), The Geography of Greater London, George Philip, L o n d o n , pp. 1 - 5 2 . Wrigley, E. A. ( 1 9 6 7 ) A simple model of London's importance in changing English society and e c o n o m y 1 6 5 0 - 1 7 5 0 , Past and Present, 3 7 , 4 4 - 7 0 .

The Demise of Pre-industrial England It is hard to characterize the demise of pre-industrial England, since different regions and sectors of economic and social life experienced the processes of modernization at different times and with differing degrees of intensity. As the decades passed, more and more people became exposed to national rather than local influence and their lives were gradually transformed. Pre-industrial communities had been small in size, local in orientation and relatively simple in economic terms, however the society they comprised was "a highly complex arrangement of persons" (Laslett, 1971, p .

E. C. ( 1 9 6 6 ) Population history and local history, in E. A. ),An Introduction to English Historical Demography, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London. Laslett, P. ) ( 1 9 7 2 ) Household and Family in Past Time, Cambridge University Press, London. Patten, J. ( 1 9 7 2 ) Village and town: an occupational study Agricultural History Review, 2 0 , 1 - 1 6 . Perry, P. J. ( 1 9 6 9 ) Working-class isolation and mobility in rural Dorset, 1 8 3 7 - 1 9 3 6 : a study of marriage distances, Transactions, Institute of British Geographers, 4 6 , 1 2 1 - 4 1 .

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