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The Emergence of a Landlord Consciousness, 1860–1880

Roy Hora

in The Landowners of the Argentine Pampas: A Social and Political History 1860–1945

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208846
eISBN:
9780191678158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208846.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

During the 1850s and 1860s, the Argentine pampas moved towards a capitalist organization of production based on the rapid expansion of sheep breeding. Argentina's primitive livestock raising culture ... More


Recent Changes Affecting Collective Action at Village Level

Jean‐Marie Baland and Jean‐Philippe Platteau

in Halting Degradation of Natural Resources: Is There a Role for Rural Communities?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198290612
eISBN:
9780191601613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290616.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the impact of economic and social environment changes on collective action in village societies with respect to the management of common property resources (CPRs). It is divided ... More


Rural England

James Hinton

in Women, Social Leadership, and the Second World War: Continuities of Class

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243297
eISBN:
9780191714054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243297.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the shire counties as in the towns, the WVS built on existing women's networks, notably the Women's Institutes which, despite their formally democratic structures, usually served to uphold middle ... More


The Gradual Erosion of the Social Security Function of Customary Land Tenure Arrangements in Lineage-based Societies

Jean-Philippe Platteau

in Insurance Against Poverty

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199276837
eISBN:
9780191601620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276838.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter argues that economic development has eroded the effectiveness of land tenure arrangements in African village societies. It discusses the growing incidence of exclusionary practices, the ... More


Introduction

ZVI RAZI and RICHARD M. SMITH

in Medieval Society and the Manor Court

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201908
eISBN:
9780191675065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201908.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

This chapter presents a short systematic study of the historiography of court rolls. The aim is to show that older historical works, hardly read attentively anymore or even completely forgotten, ... More


The Early Iron Age Urban Forms of Cyprus

Maria Iacovou

in Mediterranean Urbanization 800-600 BC

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263259
eISBN:
9780191734618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263259.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter examines the local conditions, traditions, and forms of urban settlement in Cyprus during the Iron Age. It explains that almost to the very end of the Middle Bronze Age, Cyprus had ... More


Lucca and the Sei Miglia in the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries

Chris Wickham

in Community and Clientele in Twelfth-Century Tuscany: The Origins of the Rural Commune in the Plain of Lucca

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207047
eISBN:
9780191677458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207047.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines the rural society of Lucca and its relationship to the economic structures of its surrounding plain. It describes the city commune ... More


Rebuilding Rural Livelihoods and Social Capital in Mozambique

Clara De Sousa

in From Conflict to Recovery in Africa

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199261031
eISBN:
9780191698712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261031.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses how rural societies reconstruct, using the district of Sussundega in Central Mozambique as a case study. First, the chapter discusses the determinants of household livelihoods ... More


Economic Progress and Social Conflict

Kenneth O. Morgan

in Rebirth of a Nation: Wales 1880–1980

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198217367
eISBN:
9780191678233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217367.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Welsh economy from the early 1880s to the first decade of the 20th century presented a picture of astonishing contrast. In no part of Britain was the divide between rural and industrial society ... More


The Character of English Rural Society: Earls Colne, 1550-1750

Henry French and Richard Hoyle

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719051081
eISBN:
9781781700716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719051081.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book uses a study of a north Essex village to make a contribution to our knowledge of England between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries. Earls Colne has been well known to historians as the ... More


The character of rural change

H. R. French and R. W. Hoyle

in The Character of English Rural Society: Earls Colne, 1550-1750

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719051081
eISBN:
9781781700716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719051081.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book aims to explore the general questions of land, landlordism and agrarian capitalism. Through a detailed examination of a single village in north Essex, Earls Colne, it asks how rural society ... More


The Employment of Labour

Jane Whittle and Elizabeth Griffiths

in Consumption and Gender in the Early Seventeenth-Century Household: The World of Alice Le Strange

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199233533
eISBN:
9780191739330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233533.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Consumption involved not only the acquisition and use of goods but also the use of labour. Live‐in servants were employed to cook and clean the house, care for horses and hawks, and work on the Le ... More


Village Institutions in Egypt in the Roman to Early Arab Periods

Micaela Langellotti and D. W. Rathbone

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197266779
eISBN:
9780191916069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266779.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This volume is the first to survey village institutions in Egypt during the first eight centuries AD, from the beginning of Roman rule to the early Arab period. Despite the many studies of society ... More


An Anglican Aristocracy: The Moral Economy of the Landed Estate in Carmarthenshire 1832-1895

Matthew Cragoe

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205944
eISBN:
9780191676864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205944.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book is a major reassessment of nineteenth-century Wales that challenges the widely-held Welsh historiography in which the contribution of the landed classes is marginalized in favour of the ... More


Introduction: The Nanticoke Valley in the Early Twentieth Century

Grey Osterud

in Putting the Barn Before the House: Women and Family Farming in Early Twentieth-Century New York

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450280
eISBN:
9780801464171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450280.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores the history of the rural community of the Nanticoke Valley, south-central New York, through the voices and viewpoints of local women born before World War I who lived on family ... More


Military Service in the Lordship of Ireland 1290–1360: Institutions and Society on the Anglo-Gaelic Frontier

Robin Frame

in Medieval Frontier Societies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203612
eISBN:
9780191675898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203612.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The English king's Lordship of Ireland in the Middle Ages was a land of constant, small-scale war. This was a characteristic inherited from the Irish past, where tribute-warfare was endemic, and ... More


The rural housing question: towards an answer

Madhu Satsangi, Nick Gallent, and Mark Bevan

in The rural housing question: Community and planning in Britain's countrysides

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847423856
eISBN:
9781447303985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847423856.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Questions about the supply of housing in Britain's countrysides have been the focus of this book. It discussed the quality, location and the connection of rural housing question with the state of ... More


Chinese Peasants: “Experience” and “Backwardness”

Sigrid Schmalzer

in "Red Revolution, Green Revolution": Scientific Farming in Socialist China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226330150
eISBN:
9780226330297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226330297.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores the potent and politically risky questions the new state faced in mobilizing peasants to participate in the scientific experiment movement; they were questions deeply embedded ... More


Community Personality

Sonya Salamon

in Prairie Patrimony: Family, Farming, and Community in the Midwest

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807845530
eISBN:
9781469616094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807845530.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter describes how rural society has undergone a fundamental restructuring due to diminishing numbers of rural residents between 1950 and 1980, from 15.3 percent to being only 2 percent of ... More


The genesis of international mass migration: The British case, 1750-1900

Eric Richards

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526131485
eISBN:
9781526138910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131485.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Very large numbers of people began to depart the British Isles for the New Worlds after about 1770. This was a pioneering movement, a rehearsal for modern international migration. This book contends ... More


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