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English Farming Past and Present

English Farming Past and Present

English Farming Past and Present

Ref: ANG-ARA 393

Supplied by Anguline Research Archives.

English Farming Past and Present.

By The Right Honourable Lord Ernle.
Published 1922.

The history of English farming from the manorial system to the early twentieth century.

This study includes- The manorial system of farming, farming for profit; pasture & sheep grazing (1485-1558), farming under the first Stewarts and the commonwealth, Jethro Tull & Lord Townsend (1700-1760), enclosures, English Corn Laws, rural population (1780-1813), tithes, the effects of war and state control plus many other subjects.

Also includes tables of weekly wages (by county) of Ag-Labs for various years between 1768 and 1920. An essential book for any historians with agricultural labourer ancestors.

Machine Searchable A digital version of the original book, in PDF format. Viewable on any computer using Adobe Acrobat Reader.

£14.00