The Agrarian History of England and Wales

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Joan Thirsk
CUP Archive, 1985 - Agriculture - 952 pages
General editor, v. 1, pt. 1, v. 5, pt. 1-2, v. 8: Joan Thirsk. Includes bibliographies. v. 1, pt. 1. Prehistory. v. 1, pt. II. A.D. 43-1042.-- v. 2. 1042-1350.-- v. 3. 1348-1500, edited by Edward Miller.-- v. 4. 1500-1640, edited by J. Thirsk.-- v. 5. 1640-1750, edited by Joan Thirsk (2 v.) -- v. 7, pt. 1- 2. 1850-1914 -- v. 8. 1914-39, by E.H. Whetham.
 

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Contents

B Regional Prices and Wages
16
Seasonal Price Movements
33
Annual Price Movements
41
E Some Other Aspects of Price Behaviour
55
F Farm Rents
62
G Costs and Profitability
83
H Conclusions
117
B The Evolution of Landed Society after the Restoration
162
B Submedieval houses
699
EndChimney Houses Type A
703
LateralChimney Houses Type A
704
The ChimneyBackingontheEntry House Type B
705
The LobbyEntry House Type C
708
The LongHouse and the HouseandByre Homestead Problem
710
Conclusion
712
The Renaissance and the development of the centralized plan
738

The Land Market
170
The Management of Estates
198
Landlords Investment in their Estates
245
Appendix Yearly Rentals of Some of the a Large Owners
295
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CHAPTER 17
406
B Marketing at Fairs
420
Trends in the Home Market
442
The Export Market
448
E Fluctuations in Agricultural Marketing
454
G The Functions of Transport Changes
465
The Government and Agricultural Markets
495
J Conclusions
501
Conclusion
530
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542
F Conclusion
587
The Country Seat
601
Houses of the Lesser Gentry
621
E Parsonage Houses
632
F The Influence of the Extended Family 63 8
638
H Village Almshouses and Schools
648
J Farm Buildings
667
K Labourers and their Cottages
677
CHAPTER 21
686
Structure and decoration
774
Framing
775
Roofs
776
Roof Coverings
777
Decoration
778
b Floors
779
c Pentices
780
e Windows
781
E Farm buildings
804
Barns
805
Granaries
806
Byres
807
Stables
808
Minor Structures
809
Land Measures
826
National
850
Regional
857
Regional Decennial
863
E Wages and Cost of Living see List of Tables
879
H Note on Statistical Methods and Sources
889
Select Bibliography
903
Index
923
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