Marriage, debt, and the estates system English landownership, 1650-1950

Landlords and the gentry were the central element in the social and political life of the country. This book examines the social and legal foundations of this class from the late 17th century to the present century when it became submerged by mass democracy

Main Author: Habakkuk, H. J.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Clarendon 1994, 1994
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Summary:Landlords and the gentry were the central element in the social and political life of the country. This book examines the social and legal foundations of this class from the late 17th century to the present century when it became submerged by mass democracy
Item Description:"The Ford Lectures delivered in the University of Oxford in Hilary Term 1985"
Physical Description:xiv, 786 p.
ISBN:9780191676062