Agricultural Rent in England, 1690-1914

Agricultural Rent in England, 1690-1914

by M. E. Turner, J. V. Beckett, B. Afton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521450535

ISBN-13: 9780521450539

Pub. Date: 04/28/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This is a study of agricultural rent in England from c. 1690 to the First World War, concentrating on the mechanisms by which rent was paid by tenants to their landlords and building up a rent index which provides a definitive picture of the pattern of rent over the period. The book adds a critical dimension to our understanding of English agricultural history through

Overview

This is a study of agricultural rent in England from c. 1690 to the First World War, concentrating on the mechanisms by which rent was paid by tenants to their landlords and building up a rent index which provides a definitive picture of the pattern of rent over the period. The book adds a critical dimension to our understanding of English agricultural history through the period of the so-called agricultural revolution, and as such will help us understand more fully the economic history of the period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521450539
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2004
Pages:
380
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; 1. Agricultural rent in England; 2. Contemporary views of rent in eighteenth and nineteenth-century England; 3. The current state of knowledge; 4. The determining parameters of a rent index; 5. Constructing the rent index I: estate records; 6. Constructing the rent index II: government inquiries; 7. Constructing the rent index III: other studies; 8. An English agricultural rent index 1690–1914; 9. Rent arrears and regional variations; 10. The rent index and agricultural history I: the long term; 11. The rent and agricultural history II: the short term; Conclusion; Appendices; Bibliography.

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