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Farm Production in England 1700-1914

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

Abstract

This book studies English agriculture in the 18th and 19th centuries, based on the records of the farmers themselves. Traditionally the period was seen as one of ‘agricultural revolution’, but generations of historians have found it remarkably difficult to measure its salient characteristics or to locate it precisely in time. By bringing together a range of qualitative as well as quantitative data found in farmers' accounts, memoranda books, and diaries, this book is able to throw important new light on the way farmers worked, and it also produces new estimates of the output of wheat, barley, ... More

Keywords: English agriculture, farmers, farm output, farm production, agricultural revolution

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780198208044
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208044.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

M. E. Turner, author
University of Hull
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J. V. Beckett, author
University of Nottingham
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B. Afton, author
University of Nottingham