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The Rural Economy of the West of England: Volume 2

The Rural Economy of the West of England: Volume 2

Including Devonshire, and Parts of Somersetshire, Dorsetshire, and Cornwall

by William Marshall
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Publication Date: 21/11/2013
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Between 1787 and 1798, the agricultural writer and land agent William Marshall (1745-1818) published a number of works on the rural economies of England, covering Norfolk, his native Yorkshire, Gloucestershire, the Midlands and the South. This two-volume study appeared in 1796 and investigated the farming, geography, public works and produce of districts in Devon, Somerset, Dorset and Cornwall. Volume 2 looks in detail at the upland areas of Cornwall and Devon, at Dartmoor, North Devon, the vales of Exeter and Taunton, and West Dorset. The coverage includes aspects of the laws surrounding land ownership, the chemistry of the soil, notes on the dairy industry, and suggested improvements to farming practices. The result is a richly detailed survey of the area in the Georgian period and an important record of rural and agricultural life, so often overlooked by other contemporary chroniclers.
ISBN:
9781108067546
9781108067546
Category:
Economic history
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
21-11-2013
Language:
English
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
418
Dimensions (mm):
216x140x24mm
Weight:
0.53kg

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