By A. D. M. Phillips
Underdraining has been famous as one of many significant capital-intensive agricultural advancements of the 19th century. Over part the rural region of britain is topic to waterlogging and is wanting a few kind of underdraining, rendering the development either technically and economically simple to a lot of English agriculture. by way of elimination extra soil water, the article of underdraining used to be to breed so far as attainable the stipulations of free-draining land, which used to be plausible all yr around, and to create an optimal soil-moisture content material for either plant development and cultivation. regardless of the need for the development, a wide-ranging debate exists within the literature at the volume, effectiveness and agricultural significance of underdraining within the 19th century. the current learn makes an attempt to solve this debate. via reading the facts of draining loans below the general public funds Draining Acts and of some of the land development businesses and the money owed of estates in Devon, Northamptonshire and Northumberland, an actual list has been supplied for the, first of the unfold of underdraining in England within the 19th century, of the criteria desirous about its adoption and of its effect on agricultural perform in that interval.
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By John Barratt
Among 1642 and 1646 armies fought for regulate of Southwest England in a single of the decisive confrontations of the English Civil Wars. during this brief, turbulent interval Royalists dependable to King Charles I clashed with the forces of Parliament in a sequence of hard-fought campaigns that criss crossed the West kingdom panorama. Rearguard activities, sieges, skirmishes, retreats and pitched battles punctuated the process the clash, but no earlier publication has retold the tale of the Southwestern campaigns intimately. John Barratt's account of this bloody and disruptive section within the West Country's historical past bargains a photograph description of the engagements themselves and takes the reader on a journey of the battlefields.
By J. K. Fedorowicz
England's dating with the Baltic buying and selling region has remained a commonly ignored point of English advertisement improvement within the 17th century. The striking colonial ventures have usually attracted extra old consciousness, even supposing the Baltic alternate during this interval used to be extra primary to the English financial system: it provided accurately these naval commodities, reminiscent of flax, hemp, trees, pitch and tar, which facilitated the construction of fleets for the colonial trades. Medieval English exchange have been conditioned through a look for markets, and the predominantly agricultural economic climate of the Polish Commonwealth proved to be an excellent objective for fabric exports. by way of the early 17th century, in spite of the fact that, this conventional dating was once altering. The becoming English fleets demanded regular provides of naval shops which Poland was once more and more not able to provide, whereas the Polish financial system, weakened via wars and getting into a interval of decline, may possibly now not have enough money the posh of material imports from England.
By Liza Picard
The sensible realities of way of life are infrequently defined in heritage books. To treatment this, and to fulfill her personal interest concerning the lives of our ancestors, Liza Picard immersed herself in modern assets - diaries and journals, almanacs and newspapers, executive papers and reviews, recommendation books and memoirs - to ascertain the substance of existence in mid-18th century London. The attention-grabbing results of her study, Dr. Johnson's London introduces the reader to each aspect of that interval: from homes and gardens to move and site visitors; from occupations and paintings to excitement and amusements; from healthiness and medication to intercourse, foodstuff, and style. Stops alongside the best way specialize in schooling, etiquette, public executions as renowned leisure, and a melange of alternative ancient curiosities.
This booklet spans the interval from 1740 to 1770--very a lot town of Dr. Samuel Johnson, who released his nice Dictionary in 1755. It starts off whilst the gin craze used to be gaining floor and ends in advance of the United States ceased being a colony. In its captivating assessment of a thrilling period, Dr. Johnson's London brilliantly files the strangeness and individuality of the past--and constantly reminds us of parallels with the current day.
By John E. Archer
John E. Archer examines the variety of protest from 1780 to 1840. This e-book covers all varieties of protest, together with the Gordon Riots of 1780, nutrients riots, Luddism, the novel political reform circulate and Peterloo in 1819. it's also the fewer good researched anti-enclosure, anti-New bad legislation riots, arson and different kinds of "terroristic" motion, as much as the arrival of Chartism within the 1830s. Archer's concise examine of well known protest presents a distinct point of view at the social background and prerequisites of this significant interval.
By Christian Wagemann
Bislang gibt es in der Literatur keine umfassende Untersuchung des Betrugsstrafrechts in England und den Vereinigten Staaten. Dieses Buch bietet die erste umfassende Untersuchung der Ursprünge des englischen und des gliedstaatlichen amerikanischen Betrugsstrafrechts von den Anfängen im thirteen. Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart. Der Autor bildet die Dogmengeschichte auf dem Hintergrund ihrer politischen, wirtschaftlichen und sozialen Ursachen ab.
Im Mittelpunkt steht der Straftatbestand von fake pretences, den der englische Gesetzgeber bereits 1757 schuf. Er wurde sowohl in England als auch in den Vereinigten Staaten zum Grundtatbestand des Betrugsstrafrechts. Einen Großteil seiner Gestalt verdankt er der Rechtsprechung des 19. Jahrhunderts. Ausgehend von den damals errichteten Schranken berücksichtigt diese Arbeit die wichtigsten Sondertatbestände im Umfeld von fake pretences. Von wenigen jüngeren Entscheidungen abgesehen, sind es der robbery Act 1968 und der version Penal Code 1962, die in England und den amerikanischen Gliedstaaten den vorläufigen Abschluß bilden und den bis dahin aufgelaufenen Reformbedarf erledigen.
By David Childs
As well as politics, the e-book covers a very good many parts of British lifestyles: crime, decolonisation, defence, the economic climate, schooling, international coverage, immigration and racism, the media, the monarchy, public opinion, faith, social swap, the altering place of girls. As an extra bonus, it additionally bravely tackles occasions in Northern eire. introductory chapters take us during the interwar interval outlining either family and foreign developments. The warfare years are lined in additional chapters and the writer asks us to think about what could have occurred had Britain no longer long past to struggle in 1939. 9 chapters hint either the growth, and the extra outstanding, decline of england among 1945-94. the ultimate bankruptcy discusses the explanations for decline. Twelve worthwhile tables and a bibliography whole the publication.