A one day Unconference to mark the Completion of the London Lives website

A one day Unconference to mark the Completion of the London Lives website Event Date: 5 July 2010  De Havilland Campus, University of Hertfordshire     www.londonlives.org This new website will provide access, using an integrated search facility, to primary sources containing 240,000 pages of manuscripts sources, and 3.2 million names, reflecting the history of eighteenth-century London. It includes the …

Ben Heller – Finding Pleasure in Plebeian Lives

A one day Unconference to mark the Completion of the London Lives website Event Date: 5 July 2010 De Havilland Campus, University of Hertfordshire Ben Heller – Finding Pleasure in Plebeian Lives This paper explores some of the motivations plebeian Londoners expressed when pursuing recreational activities and sociability.  Falling into two parts, the paper first offers insights into ways middling …