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  • Farm Animals in Britain, 1850-2001

    By Karen Sayer

    Focusing on the origins and development of the conceptualisation of the biological animal body as a ’technological’ resource, or indeed problem, within modern British agriculture, this book addresses the changing understanding, among agriculturalists and the public, of ’nature’ in farming.…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Rural Worlds

  • Transforming the Countryside

    The Electrification of Rural Britain

    Edited by Paul Brassley, Jeremy Burchardt, Karen Sayer

    It is now almost impossible to conceive of life in western Europe, either in the towns or the countryside, without a reliable mains electricity supply. By 1938, two-thirds of rural dwellings had been connected to a centrally generated supply, but the majority of farms in Britain were not linked to…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05
    Rural Worlds

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