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The Allotment Movement in England 1793 – 1873

The Allotment Movement in England 1793 – 1873 by Jeremy Burchardt 

(Royal Historical Society Studies in History New Series) Hardback First Published: 2002, Paperback 2011

The living standards of the rural poor suffered a severe decline in the first half of the nineteenth century as a result of high population growth, changing agricultural practices, enclosure and the decline of rural industries. more...