Agriculture and Politics in England, 1815–1939 by J. R. Wordie

By J. R. Wordie

This quantity strains the decline of landed energy in England among 1815 and 1939, basically in political but in addition in financial and social phrases. The essays via best authors within the box study diverse points of the decline of landed strength. New gentle is shed at the Corn legislation, the allotment circulate, and the connection among the landed sessions and the country within the past twentieth century, all elements of the dramatic and important saga.

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85–99. L. Thompson, ‘The Social Distribution of Landed Property in England since the Sixteenth Century’, Economic History Review, 2nd ser. vol. XIX (1966) pp. 510–15. M. Overton, Agricultural Revolution in England, 1500–1850 (Cambridge, 1996) pp. 20–1. E. Mingay, ‘The Size of Farms in the Eighteenth Century’, Economic History Review, 2nd ser. vol. XIV (1962) pp. R. Wordie, ‘Social Change on the Leveson-Gower Estates, 1714–1832’, Economic History Review, 2nd ser. vol. XXVII (1974) pp. 605–7. 8 per cent in 1813.

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Afton, Agricultural Rent in England, 1690–1914 (Cambridge, 1997) pp. 54–6. H. Newell, ‘The Agricultural Revolution in Nineteenth-Century France’, Journal of Economic History, vol. 33 (1973) pp. 708–20. A satirical cartoon by George Cruikshank, drawn in 1815, depicted French merchants approaching English shores to offer wheat at 50 shillings a quarter, only to be turned away by English landlords. Reproduced in D. W. Hunt, Modern Britain (1950) p. 96. R. Wordie, ‘The Southern Counties’ in J. ), The Agrarian History of England and Wales, vol.

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