First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
`In all, this is another entertaining and informative book from Gorgon Mingay. His skill as narrator gives form to an extended period of history and to a rich diversity of topics.' - Social History Society Newsletter
`Anyone who wishes to understand the true nature of our rural history will find Professor Mingay a rewarding guide, in small matters and in large.' - Literary Review