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Agricultural regions in early modern England

Mark Overton

Agricultural regions in early modern England

an example from East Anglia

by Mark Overton

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Published by Department of Geography, University of Newcastle upon Tyne in Newcastle upon Tyne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- England -- History -- Case studies.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMark Overton.
    SeriesSeminar papers / University of Newcastle upon Tyne Department of Geography -- 42
    ContributionsUniversity of Newcastle upon Tyne. Department of Geography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD1923
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26p. :
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19316220M

      April 6: After wintering near Cape Sheridan on Ellesmere Island, British explorer Robert Peary (–) reaches what he thinks is the North Pole, although modern studies of his field notes place him miles short of his destination. His claim will be formally recognized by the U.S. in Slight wear & slight soiling to spine, covers & corners. Volume II Regional Farming in England by W.G. HoskinsAn Early Reference to the Welsh Cattle Trade by H.P.R. FinbergThe Poll Tax and Census of Sheep, by M.W. BeresfordSome Early Ideas on the Agricultural Regions of England by H.C. Darby Size: Octavo (standard book size).

    The first examples of itinerant agricultural lecturers-cum-instructors were in parts of New England and New York in the s (True, ) and in France, where a first migratory agricultural teacher was appointed in the Gironde in , followed by nine more in various areas of the country in succeeding years (Boulet n.d.). Great Britain – three very different countries, England, Scotland and Wales, each with a rich and varied history and culture. Perhaps this explains the diversity of its culinary traditions. The history of Britain has played a large part in its traditions, its culture – and its food.

    Studies of nineteenth-century England and Wales and modern Caribbean societies show that in communities already in the throes of rapid population growth, fertility stays high as long as the option. A survey of the agricultural regions of Europe reveals that places where the urban economy thrived were also places where agriculture prospered. In the Dutch Republic and southern England, the growth of Amsterdam (and other Dutch cities) and London created new incentives for nearby farmers to intensify and ameliorate methods of cultivation.


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The UK produces less than 60% of the food it consumes. Agricultural activity occurs in most rural locations, it is concentrated in East Anglia (for crops) and the South West (livestock) Year.

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Heavy industries (iron and steel, textiles, and shipbuilding) proliferated in the northeastern counties because of the proximity of coal and iron ore. But almost a quarter of the text deals with farming in the sixteenth century; before the age of the agricultural revolution.

To some extent this discussion sets the scene for what is to follow, but this section of the book makes a contribution to the debate about regional differentiation in early modern England.

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