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The English peasantry
     

The English peasantry

by Francis George Heath
 
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

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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.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940020025165
Publisher:
London F. Warne
Sold by:
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
334 KB

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