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Author Snell, K. D. M.

Title Annals of the labouring poor : social change and agrarian England, 1660-1900 / K.D.M. Snell
Edition First paperback edition
Published Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1985

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Description ix, 464 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series Cambridge studies in population, economy, and society in past time ; 2
Cambridge studies in population, economy, and society in past time ; 2
Contents Machine derived contents note: Preface -- Introduction -- 1. Agricultural seasonal unemployment, the standard of living, and women's work, 1690-1860 -- 2. Social relations - the decline of service -- 3. Social relations - the poor law -- 4. Enclosure and employment - the social consequences of enclosure -- 5. The decline of apprenticeship -- 6. The apprenticeship of women -- 7. The family -- 8. Thomas Hardy, rural Dorset, and the family -- Appendix -- Bibliography -- Index
Analysis England Rural regions Poor persons Social conditions, 1660-1900
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 418-453
Subject Agricultural laborers -- England -- History.
Agricultural laborers -- Great Britain -- History.
Rural poor -- England -- History.
Working class -- England -- History.
England -- Rural conditions.
England -- Social conditions.
Great Britain -- Social conditions.
LC no. 84021351
ISBN 0521245486
0521335582 (paperback)