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English Rural Society, 1500-1800 Essays in Honour of Joan Thirsk.

Author: John Chartres; David Hey
Publisher: Cambridge University Press Cambridge 2006.
Series: Past and present publications.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : New editionView all editions and formats
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Written largely by her former research students, this book honours the varied and creative career of Joan Thirsk.

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Named Person: Joan Thirsk
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Chartres; David Hey
ISBN: 9780521031561 0521031567
OCLC Number: 812567843
Description: 400 p. 216mm 138mm 23mm 510gr.
Contents: Acknowledgements; Introduction John Chartres and David Hey; 1. Joan Thirsk: a personal appreciation Alan Everitt; 2. The Verneys as enclosing landlords, 1600-1800 John Broad; 3. Estate management in eighteenth-century England: the Lowther-Spedding relationship in Cumberland John Beckett; 4. 'Vain projects': the Crown and its copyholders in the reign of James I Richard Hoyle; 5. Rural society and agricultural change: Ombersley 1580-1700 Peter Large; 6. The limitations of the probate inventory Margaret Spufford; 7. Freebench and free enterprise: widows and their property in two Berkshire villages Barbara Todd; 8. Wives and wills 1558-1700 Mary Prior; 9. The horse trade of Shropshire in the early modern period Peter Edwards; 10. 'An essay on manures': changing attitudes to fertilization in England, 1500-1800 Donald Woodward; 11. Root crops and the feeding of London's poor in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries Malcolm Thick; 12. 'Thirty years on': progress towards integration amongst the immigrant population of Elizabethan London Andrew Pettegree; 13. No English Calvados? English distillers and the cider industry in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries John Chartres; 14. The origins and early growth of the Hallamshire cutlery and allied trades David Hey; 15. Joan Thirsk: a bibliography Margery Tranter; Index.
Series Title: Past and present publications.

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