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Title: English Landed Society in the Eighteenth Century
Description: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1976. 4th impression. Studies in Social History. Hardcover, dj, in-8, x + 292 pp. bibliographical notes, index. Based on research into estate records. Mingay writes in his Preface: 'The lack op up-to-date and comprehensive studies of landownership in the modern period is a remarkable and serious weakness in our historiography.' '400 great landlords in England and Wales occupied in total some 6 million acres, or about 20% of the cultivated area' (p. 20) The Times called it 'a model study'. Very good

Keywords: peers, gentry, freeholders, eigendom, grootgrondbezit, copyholders, enclosure, absenteer owners, social status, landlords, farmers, waste lands

Price: EUR 30.00 = appr. US$ 32.61 Seller: MERS Antique Books Antwerp
- Book number: 19630134

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