• The Edwardian Farm

The Edwardian Farm

 
About this book
The Edwardian period is often seen as something of a gilded age; war would imminently remove hundreds of thousands of men from the labour force, and instigate progress to mechanise. Illustrated with a wealth of archive material, this book tells the story of farming in Britain in the early years of the twentieth century - an age of horse, steam and intensive labour. Looking at the structure of farming and its output, alongside the lives of the people who worked the land, this is a fascinating picture of British agriculture at a turning point in history.
Contents
  • Introduction
  • The Victorian Legacy in Farming
  • Who Worked the Farms?
  • What the Farmer Grew: the Mixed Farm
  • Pastoral Farming
  • Dairy Farming
  • Horse Power, Manpower and Machines
  • Farming Fit for War?
  • Further Reading
  • Index
Paperback; September 2010; 64 pages; ISBN: 9780747808077

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The Edwardian Farm

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