The Eleventh Hour? Monitoring the English Rural Tradition in the 1990s and Beyond

@article{Widdowson1990TheEH,
  title={The Eleventh Hour? Monitoring the English Rural Tradition in the 1990s and Beyond},
  author={J. Widdowson},
  journal={Rural History-economy Society Culture},
  year={1990},
  volume={1},
  pages={131-142}
}
  • J. Widdowson
  • Published 1990
  • History
  • Rural History-economy Society Culture
  • It is something of an irony that in many ways the rural tradition in English life was studied more intensively and systematically a century ago than is the case today. The burgeoning of scholarly interest in language, history, tradition and society at both local and national level in the late nineteenth century provided a wealth of data for modern researchers across a wide range of disciplines. While some of this material inevitably appears dated and indeed at times inaccurate or erroneous… CONTINUE READING
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