PARLIAMENTARY ENCLOSURE AND THE EMERGENCE OF AN ENGLISH AGRICULTURAL PROLETARIAT

@article{ShawTaylor2001PARLIAMENTARYEA,
  title={PARLIAMENTARY ENCLOSURE AND THE EMERGENCE OF AN ENGLISH AGRICULTURAL PROLETARIAT},
  author={Leigh Matthew William Shaw-Taylor},
  journal={The Journal of Economic History},
  year={2001},
  volume={61},
  pages={640 - 662}
}
  • L. Shaw-Taylor
  • Published 1 September 2001
  • Economics
  • The Journal of Economic History
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