History: Modern History 1750-1945

  • The Americanization of a Rural Immigrant Church

    The General Conference Mennonites in Central Kansas, 1874-1939

    By Dennis D. Engbrecht

    The purpose of this study, first published in 1990, is to investigate the Americanization of an immigrant church in rural North America. The study focuses on General Conference Mennonites who came from Russia and east Europe to settle in central Kansas in 1874. The Americanization of a Rural…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
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  • The Rural World 1780-1850

    Social Change in the English Countryside

    By Pamela Horn

    In this book, first published in 1980, the author draws a vivid picture of what country life was like for the vast majority of English villagers – agricultural labourers, craftsmen and small farmers – during a period of rapid agricultural development. This study analyses the influence of the…

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  • The Land of France 1815-1914

    By Hugh D. Clout

    This book, first published in 1983, attempts to examine the rural change in France between 1815 and 1914 with a sustained and explicit spatial approach. This volume represents a position in which space and time are meshed in an analysis of the forces underlying land-use and other changes that have…

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  • The Land and the People of Nineteenth-Century Cork

    The Rural Economy and the Land Question

    By James S. Donnelly, Jr

    First published in 1975. Using estate records, local newspapers and parliamentary papers, this book focuses upon two central and interrelated subjects – the rural economy and the land question – from the perspective of Cork, Ireland’s southernmost country. The author examines the chief responses of…

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  • The Rural Idyll

    Edited by G. E. Mingay

    This book, first published in 1989, recounts the changing perceptions of the countryside throughout the nineteenth- and twentieth-centuries, helping us to understand more fully the issues that have influenced our view of the ideal countryside, past and present. Some of the chapters are concerned…

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  • Peasants and Lords in Modern Germany

    Recent Studies in Agricultural History

    Edited by Robert G. Moeller

    This collection of essays, first published in 1986, provides an exciting introduction to modern German agrarian history. The essays offer a revised account of the agricultural sector in an industrial Germany, and provide an extensive methodological, conceptual and thematic range. This collection…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

  • Harvesters and Harvesting 1840-1900

    A Study of the Rural Proletariat

    By David Hoseason Morgan

    During the second half of the nineteenth century the enormous increase in agricultural production, unmatched by technical advance in harvesting, drew vast numbers of rural and migrant workers into the harvest that lasted from June to October. This book, first published in 1982, examines the…

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  • Routledge Library Editions: Rural History

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1969 and 1990, draw together research by leading academics in the area of the rural history and provide an examination of related key issues. The volumes examine social change in rural communities approaching the industrial revolution, whilst…

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  • Population Persistence and Migration in Rural New York, 1855-1860

    By David Paul Davenport

    This title, first published in 1989, explores the population change in America during the 1800s by closely examining frontier settlement, urbanisation, and depopulation and emigration from rural areas of the north-eastern United States. Population Persistence and Migration in Rural New York, 1855-…

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  • The Modernization of Rural France

    Communications Networks and Agricultural Market Structures in Nineteenth-Century France

    By Roger Price

    This book, first published in 1983, is a major contribution to our understanding of how and why French rural peasant society became modernised by radical changes in the communications system – in particular, the coming of the railways. The author argues that complex changes in the transport systems…

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  • Writings of Farm Women, 1840-1940

    An Anthology

    Edited by Carol Fairbanks, Bergine Haakenson

    Originally published in 1990. The stories of the homesteaders, ranchers, and farm women included in this anthology describe both the ordinary and the extraordinary. The writers discuss many different aspects of rural life such as farming techniques, religious beliefs, and politics. They also…

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  • The Ottoman Empire 1700-1918

    An Empire Besieged, 2nd Edition

    By Virginia Aksan

    The Ottoman Empire 1700-1918 examines the social and military transformation of the Ottoman Empire in an era of global imperialism. This new edition now covers up to the end of the First World War in 1918, includes an overarching narrative which will provide the perfect introduction to the period…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
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