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...
Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK : Rochester, NY :
Boydell Press ; Boydell & Brewer Inc.,
|Series:||Royal Historical Society studies in history. New series.
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- 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.