Item description for The Self-Contained Village?: The Social History of Rural Communities 1250-1900 (Explorations in Local and Regional History) by Christopher Dyer...
These essays show how historical revisionism has overturned the view that English villages, before industrialization, hadself-sufficient economies and populations largely separated from the outside world. Topics include demography, migration, agriculture, inheritance, politics, employment, industry, and markets, and covers such communities as Norfolk and Westmorland.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 6.5" Height: 9.5" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2007
Publisher University Of Hertfordshire Press
ISBN 190280659X ISBN13 9781902806594
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More About Christopher Dyer
Dyer was professor of medieval social history at the University of Birmingham and is now professor of regional and local history at the University of Leicester.