Management of Common Land in North West Europe 1500-1850 (Corn 8)

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Until the 19th century very large areas of Western Europe were subject to some degree to common rights, where individual users collectively managed resources such as pasture and wood which were central to the agrarian economy. Much scholarship has focused on the dissolution of these rights and the effects of the enclosure of common land on society and agricultural productivity. In contrast, this volume seeks to assess in a comparative framework the long-term management of the common lands and the relative success of ...

Management of Common Land in North West Europe 1500-1850 (Corn 8) 2002, Brepols Publishers, Turnhout

ISBN-13: 9782503512730

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