The allotment movement in England, 1793-1873 /
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The allotment movement in England, 1793-1873 /

The living standards of the rural poor suffered a severe decline in the first half of the nineteenth century as a result of high population growth, changing agricultural practices, enclosure and the decline of rural industries. Allotment provision was the most important counterweight to the pressure...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Burchardt, Jeremy, 1969-
Format: Online Book
Published: Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK : Rochester, NY : Boydell Press ; Boydell & Brewer Inc., 2002.
Series:Royal Historical Society studies in history. New series.
Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • The first allotment movement, c. 1793-1830
  • The resurgence of allotment promotion and provision after 1830
  • The national movement and the Labourer's Friend Society
  • The local movement and individual activists
  • The allotment landlord
  • The allotment tenant
  • The social consequences of allotments
  • Allotment promotion and provision, c. 1845-1873.