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Six Centuries of Work and Wages

The History of English Labour, 1st Edition

By James E. Thorold Rogers

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600 pages

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First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Rural England - Social life

3. Rural England - Agriculture

4. Town life

5. The distribution of wealth and trade

6. Society - Wages - Profits

7. The King and his extraordinairy revenues

8. The famine and the plague

9. Discontent - Combination- Insurrection

10. The Landlord's remedies

11. The development of taxation

12. Labour and wages

13. The clergy till the reformation

14. Wages of labour after the rise in prices

15. The English poor law

16. English Husbandry from the rise in prices

17. Agriculture and agricultural wages in the eighteenth century

18. Wages in the nineteenth century

19. The present situation

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Subject Categories

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BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS023000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic History
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REFERENCE / General