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The English Peasantry (Hardcover)

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1874. Heath has put together a text that outlines the general condition of the English peasantry as to wages, cottage rents, piece work, privileges, truck, pauperism, etc. The facts have been very carefully extracted from the Reports of the Commission on the Employment of Women and Children in Agriculture, and from the Poor Law Returns. Contents: General Condition of the English Peasantry; Peasant Life in the West of England in 1872; Among the Peasantry in 1873; Education; The Work of Canon Girdlestone; The Necessity for Union; Joseph Arch; The National Agricultural Labourers' Union; The Grievances of the Farmers; Agricultural Children; Serious Depopulation of the Rural Districts in the West of England; The Attitude of the Church; Emigration; and The Future of the English Peasantry.


Publisher Kessinger Publishing
Mfg Part# 9780548021286
SKU 205822530
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0548021287
Release Date 10/1/2007
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0288
Publisher Kessinger Publishing
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