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Enclosure and the Yeoman: The Agricultural Development of the South Midlands 1450-1850

Robert C. Allen

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198282969
eISBN:
9780191684425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198282969.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book traces the shift from medieval to modern institutions in English agriculture. It explores their importance for productivity growth, income distribution, and the contribution of agriculture ... More


The Wheat Question

M. E. Turner, J. V. Beckett, and B. Afton

in Farm Production in England 1700-1914

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208044
eISBN:
9780191716577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208044.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Traditionally, the output and production of wheat has served as a thermometer gauge of English or British agriculture. This chapter puts that wheat question back in the spotlight. It begins by ... More


Introduction: Agrarian Fundamentalism and English Agricultural Development

Robert C. Allen

in Enclosure and the Yeoman: The Agricultural Development of the South Midlands 1450-1850

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198282969
eISBN:
9780191684425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198282969.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses an introduction to English agriculture during the sixteenth century. The chapter also focuses on the subject of agrarian fundamentalism, which is a system that links the First ... More


Farm Production in England 1700-1914

M. E. Turner, J. V. Beckett, and B. Afton

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208044
eISBN:
9780191716577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208044.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This book studies English agriculture in the 18th and 19th centuries, based on the records of the farmers themselves. Traditionally the period was seen as one of ‘agricultural revolution’, but ... More


Yields and Output

Robert C. Allen

in Enclosure and the Yeoman: The Agricultural Development of the South Midlands 1450-1850

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198282969
eISBN:
9780191684425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198282969.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the implications of enclosure for the output of livestock products, while taking into account changes in animal numbers as well as improvements in breeds. The chapter also ... More


Employment and Labour Productivity

Robert C. Allen

in Enclosure and the Yeoman: The Agricultural Development of the South Midlands 1450-1850

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198282969
eISBN:
9780191684425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198282969.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses a possible resolution to the dispute between the two changes that pushed up labour productivity. A reassessment of the contribution of enclosure to the growth of labour ... More


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