Land and Society in Edwardian Britain

Land and Society in Edwardian Britain

by Brian Short, Short Brian
     
 

Lloyd George's 'New domesday' initiated in 1910 yields valuable insights into Edwardian Britain. This original volume, based on new research into primary sources, presents a standard source of reference to this diverse material. Part I deals with the administration of the survey; Part II with themes such as social structures, rural society, and comparisons with other… See more details below

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Lloyd George's 'New domesday' initiated in 1910 yields valuable insights into Edwardian Britain. This original volume, based on new research into primary sources, presents a standard source of reference to this diverse material. Part I deals with the administration of the survey; Part II with themes such as social structures, rural society, and comparisons with other historical records. Dr Short's study will be of special use not only to historical geographers, economists and anthropologists, but also to local historians and genealogists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521021777
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/01/2005
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Historical Geography Series, #25
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
Preface
1An introduction1
2Lloyd George, the 1909 Budget and the land campaigns9
3The national structure of the valuation process38
4The survey procedures and documents54
5The 1910 documents and archival policies90
6Projects and problems109
7Urban social area analysis 1909-1914153
8Rural society and economy 1909-1914187
9Rural industrial communities on the eve of the Great War223
10Contrasts and comparisons252
11The survey in Ireland283
12The survey in Scotland310
13Conclusion: a discourse of state power 1909-1914333
Appendices343
Bibliography357
Index371

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