The English Rural Community: Image and Analysis
Brian Short, School of Cultural and Community Studies Brian Short
CUP Archive, 4 giu 1992 - 239 pagine
This book examines the English rural community, past and present, in its variety and dynamism. The distinguished team of contributors brings a variety of disciplinary perspectives to bear upon the central issues of movement and migration; the farm family and rural labour force; the development of contrasting rural communities; the portrayal of rural labour in both 'high' and popular culture; the changing nature of religious practice in the English countryside; the rural/urban fringe, and the spread of notions of a rural English arcadia within a predominantly urban society. Fully illustrated with accompanying maps, paintings and photographs, The English Rural Community provides an important and innovative overview of a subject where history, myth and debate are inseparably entwined. A full bibliography will assist a broad range of general readers and students of social history, historical geography and development studies approaching the subject for the first time, and the whole should establish itself as the central analytical account in an area where image and reality are notoriously hard to unravel.
Cosa dicono le persone - Scrivi una recensione
Nessuna recensione trovata nei soliti posti.
Altre edizioni - Visualizza tutto
agricultural appear areas became become Britain British cent centre century church close Coastal community studies continued contrast cottages countryside culture described distance early East economic effect eighteenth employment England English especially example farm farmers fields Fringe growth harvest hiring History households housing idea important industry interest labour land landscape late later less lines living London look marriage means migration miles mobility moved movement nature nineteenth century North noted painting parish particular pastoral patterns period planning political poor population present problem produced recent regional relations remained represent rural communities seen servants settlement seventeenth century Short shows social social structure society South structure Sussex towns travelled University urban village Weald West whole women workers young
Tutti i risultati di Google Ricerca Libri »
Journeys in Ireland: Literary Travellers, Rural Landscapes, Cultural Relations
Visualizzazione brani - 1999