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A History of Agriculture and Prices in England: from the Year After the Oxford Parliament (1259) to the Commencement of the Continental War (1793)

James E. Thorold Rogers

Published by Cambridge University Press
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Paperback. 740 pages. Dimensions: 8.5in. x 5.5in. x 1.6in.Since early times, agriculture has been pivotal to Englands economy. This is the second in a magisterial seven-volume, eight-piece compilation by the economist James E. Thorold Rogers (1823-90), which represents the most complete record of produce costs in England between the thirteenth and eighteenth centuries. Drawing on a variety of sources including college archives and the Public Record Office, Rogers documents the fluctuating prices of commodities such as livestock, wheat, hay, wool, textiles and labour in a time of great economic change, when the growing economy of the early middle ages was shaken by famine and the Black Death, and then gradually recovered towards the Agrarian Revolution. First published in 1866, this volume presents in tabular form the data from 1259 to 1400 discussed in Volume 1, showing the prices of a diverse range of products and services in towns and regions across the country. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781108036528

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Synopsis: Since early times, agriculture has been pivotal to England's economy. This is the second in a magisterial seven-volume, eight-piece compilation by the economist James E. Thorold Rogers (1823?90), which represents the most complete record of produce costs in England between the thirteenth and eighteenth centuries. Drawing on a variety of sources including college archives and the Public Record Office, Rogers documents the fluctuating prices of commodities such as livestock, wheat, hay, wool, textiles and labour in a time of great economic change, when the growing economy of the early middle ages was shaken by famine and the Black Death, and then gradually recovered towards the Agrarian Revolution. First published in 1866, this volume presents in tabular form the data from 1259 to 1400 discussed in Volume 1, showing the prices of a diverse range of products and services in towns and regions across the country.

Book Description: This immensely detailed eight-piece compilation documents the fluctuating prices of agricultural produce in England between the thirteenth and eighteenth centuries. Volume 2 (from 1866) presents in tabular form the data from 1259 to 1400 discussed in Volume 1, showing the prices of a range of products across the country.

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