By J. R. Wordie

ISBN-10: 0333744837

ISBN-13: 9780333744833

This publication lines the decline of landed strength in England among 1815 and 1939, essentially in political, but additionally in monetary and social phrases. The essays, via best authors within the box, study diversified features of the decline of landed strength. New mild is shed at the Corn legislation, the allotment flow, and the connection among the landed sessions and the country within the prior 20th century, all elements of this dramatic and critical saga.

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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. E. V. Beckett and B. 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.

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. E. V. Beckett and B. 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.

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