Series: Routledge Library Editions
Following the success of The Victorian City, we are delighted to announce the forthcoming reprint of The Victorian Countryside. Originally published in two volumes, this set represents a major landmark in the social history of the United Kingdom. It provides a detailed and authoritative survey of a...
Published October 11th 2000 by Routledge
An Introduction to its Causes, Incidence and Impact, 1750-1850
Enclosure transformed the old open fields and common lands of England to create the modern rural landscape. It changed forever the life of many villages, but provided food for a rapidly rising population. Its methods and consequences were controversial - many rural poor lost their access to land -...
Published November 10th 1997 by Routledge