Herds and Hinds: Farm Labour in Lowland Scotland, 1900-1939
This is the first major analysis of the early twentieth-century history of Scottish agriculture outside the Highlands. It outlines the market for regular farm labour in Lowland Scotland, examining East Lothian and Dumfriesshire in detail, and utilises a number of previously unused economic and social theories in its historical analysis.
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Map The counties of mainland Scotland
The Agricultural History of Scodand 19001939
The Scottish Agricultural Labour Market
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