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Author Thirsk, Joan.

Title The rural economy of England : collected essays / Joan Thirsk
Published London : Hambledon Press, 1984


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 420 pages) : illustrations
Series History series ; 25
History series (Hambledon Press) ; 25.
Contents Preface; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; I: The Content and Sources of English Agrarian History after 1500; II: Sources of Information on Population, 1500-1760; III: Unexplored Sources in Local Records; IV: The Common Fields; V: The Origin of the Common Fields; VI: Tudor Enclosures; VII: The Sales of Royalist Land during the Interregnum; VIII: The Restoration Land Settlement; IX: Farming in Kesteven, 1540-1640; X: The Isle of Axholme before Vermuyden; XI: Horn and Thorn in Staffordshire: the Economy of a Pastoral County
Summary No one has done more to emphasise the significance of the land in early modern England that Joan Thirsk, whose writings are both an important contribution to its history and point the way for future research. The subjects of this collection include the origin and nature of the common fields, Tudor enclosures, the Commonwealth confiscation of Royalist land and its subsequent return after the Restoration, inheritance customs, and the role of industries in the rural economy, among them stocking knitting
Analysis England Rural regions Economic conditions, 1500-1750
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Economic Conditions.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economics -- Comparative.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economic Conditions.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economic History.
Agriculture -- Aspect économique -- Grande-Bretagne -- 18e siècle.
Agriculture -- Aspect économique -- Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire.
Economic history.
Agriculture -- Aspect économique -- Grande-Bretagne -- 1603-1714 (Stuarts)
Vie rurale -- Angleterre (GB) -- Histoire.
Rural conditions.
Geschichte (1500-1760)
England -- Economic conditions.
England -- Rural conditions
Great Britain -- History -- Tudors, 1485-1603.
Great Britain -- History -- Stuarts, 1603-1714.
Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Great Britain.
Grande-Bretagne -- Conditions rurales.
Grande-Bretagne -- Conditions rurales -- 17e siècle.
Grande-Bretagne -- Conditions rurales -- 18e siècle.
Grande-Bretagne -- Conditions économiques -- 1500-1760.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780826444424