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Fat 8vo. 6.25 x 9.25 inches. xxv+ [i] + 982 pp. Bound in original green cloth, gilt with contrasting brown title label, gilt, in dust wrapper. A fine copy. Illustrated by 8 pages of plates, by 35 text figures and by 85 tables, including 10 in Statistical supplement. The Agrarian History of England and Wales was published between 1967 and 2000. This volume, edited by Edward Miller (1915-2000) of the University of Cambridge, covers the later middle ages, following the Black Death of 1348. It concerns itself with the new demographic and economic circumstances this created and how these influenced settlement patterns in the countryside, farming practices and the structure of rural society, both at landlord and village level. The volume includes a study of the marketing of agricultural produce, detailed analyses of the movements of prices and wages, a review of peasant rebellions and discontent centred on the revolts of 1381, and a chapter devoted to rural building. THIS IS A LARGE AND HEAVY BOOK WHICH WILL INCUR SHIPPING COSTS ABOVE THE DEFAULT RATE QUOTED BY ABE. PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECTLY IF YOU WOULD LIKE A QUOTATION FOR POSTAGE

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