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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Bohstedt, John, 1943-
Politics of provisions.
Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2010
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Description:||1 online resource (312 pages) : illustrations, maps.|
|Contents:||Contents: 'We'd rather be hanged than starved!': the politics of provisions; The genesis of provision politics, 1580-1650; The recession of provision politics, 1650-1739; Bolting mills and marketplaces: the formative generation of provisions politics, 1740-1775; A viable, but doomed, provision politics, 1782-1812; The decadence of the politics of provisions, 1812-67; Conclusions: provision politics from the book of orders to World War One; Bibliography of works cited; Index.|
|Series Title:||The history of retailing and consumption|
'Politics of Provisions is well-producedâ ¦ It deserves to be widely read and known. It will be of particular interest to historians interested in the evolution of markets and the role of