The Edwardian period is often seen as something of a gilded age; war would imminently remove hundreds of thousands of men from the labor force, and instigate progress to mechanize. Illustrated with a wealth of archive material, this book tells the story of farming in Britain in the early years of the twentieth century - an age of horse, steam and intensive labor. Looking at the structure of farming and its output, alongside the lives of the people who worked the land, this is a fascinating picture of British agriculture at ...

The Edwardian Farm 2010, Shire Publications, New York

ISBN-13: 9780747808077

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