Bound to the Soil. A Social History of Dorset 1750-1918.


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Size 8.8 x 5.5 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. DW in protective plastic sleeve. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (Dw very slightly creased on ends of spine.) Inside very clean and tight copy. 287pp. 80 b/w photo plates and illustrations in text. Shows that until the eve of the first world war, tradesmen, clergy and manufacturers, as well as land-labourers, were held in bondage to the soil. Much of the book is based not only on documents but also on the reminiscences of old people who remember the self-contained life of rural communities. Period and contemporary photographs, and drawings by the author’s family make up the book’s hundred illustrations.

Title: Bound to the Soil. A Social History of Dorset 1750-1918.

Author Name: KERR, BARBARA:


Publisher: Dorset Books 1993 Republished:

Seller ID: 82558

Keywords: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY BARBARA KERR, Bound to the Soil, Social History, Dorset, 1750-1918, tradesmen, clergy, manufacturers, land-labourers, documents, reminiscences, Period, contemporary photographs, drawings, dustwrapper Social History Agriculture