Agriculture and politics in England, 1815-1939 by J. R. Wordie

By J. R. Wordie

This e-book lines the decline of landed strength in England among 1815 and 1939, essentially in political, but additionally in fiscal and social phrases. The essays, by way of top authors within the box, learn diversified features of the decline of landed energy. New mild is shed at the Corn legislation, the allotment stream, and the connection among the landed periods and the country within the previous 20th century, all components of this dramatic and important saga.

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J. Morley, The Life of Richard Cobden (1905) p. 318; N. Gash, Sir Robert Peel: the Life of Sir Robert Peel after 1830 (1972) pp. 470–1. 42. B. Hilton, ‘Peel: a Reappraisal’, Historical Journal, vol. 22 no. 3 (1979) pp. 600–6. 43. H. Chaloner, Introduction to second edition of A. Prentice, History of the Anti-Corn Law League (1968) p. xviii. 44. Gash, Life of Peel, p. 700; D. Fraser, ‘Birmingham and the Corn Laws’, Birmingham Archaeological Society Transactions, vol. 82 (1967) p. 20; N. Gash, Aristocracy and People: Britain, 1815–1865 (1979) p.

Their betters among the middle classes seemed to be very concerned about such things, no doubt for their own benefit, but their immediate relevance to the poor must have seemed obscure. The notion that he might soon be called upon to express opinions on such ‘high’ matters would have seemed incredible to the labourer of 1830, at a time when even the middle classes were still being denied an effective say in the political process, despite their increasingly vigorous protests against this situation.

O’Gorman, Voters, Patrons, and Parties: the Unreformed Electoral System in Hanoverian England, 1734–1832 (Oxford, 1989) p. 179. 46. , pp. A. Phillips, Electoral Behaviour in Unreformed England (Princeton, 1982) pp. 176–211, 243–52. 47. M. ), Selections from the Papers of the London Corresponding Society (Cambridge, 1983) p. T. Dickinson, British Radicalism and the French Revolution (Oxford, 1985) p. 11. 48. Wright, Popular Radicalism, pp. 64–78; Read, English Provinces, pp. 65–77; Belchem, Popular Radicalism, pp.

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