1st Edition

The English Rural Poor, 1850-1914 Vol 5

By Mark Freeman Copyright 2006

    Drawing on the difficult-to-access pamphlets, reports, periodical literature and political tracts, this five-volume set reproduces in facsimile a large number of neglected sources relating to rural life in the latter half of the nineteenth century. It is of interest to scholars in nineteenth-century studies and to all social historians.

    Volume 5: The Edwardian Rural Poor H H Mann, 'Life in an Agricultural Village in England' (1905); Maud F Davies, Life in an English Village: An Economic and Historical Survey of the Parish of Corsley in Wiltshire (1909); R L Outhwaite, Peer or Peasant? The Ruin of Rural England and the Remedy (1909);Rev. A H Baverstock, The English Agricultural Labourer (1912); B S Rowntree, The Labourer and the Land (1914)