Village England: A Social History of the Countryside

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The romantic imagery of ""village England"" and the prominence that this commands in English cultural identity is well known. Yet just how accurate is this notion of the rural idyll in which the organic nature of village life was gradually undermined, and destroyed, by social and economic factors? Trevor Wild explores the evolution of village England from earliest times until the present. Drawing upon both contemporary accounts and recent scholarship he provides a revealing account of the major transformations affecting the ...

Village England: A Social History of the Countryside 2004, I. B. Tauris & Company, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781860649394

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