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Synopsis Alun Howkins' panoramic survey is a social history of rural England and Wales in the twentieth century. He examines the impact of the First World War, the role of agriculture throughout the century, and the expectations of the countryside that modern urban people harbour. Howkins analyzes the role of rural England as a place for work as well as leisure, and the problems caused by these often conflicting roles.
This overview will be welcomed by anyone interested in agricultural and social history, historical geographers, and all those interested in rural affairs.
The tone is balanced overall, but difficult topics such as the recent collapse in farmers' image as ex-officio guardians of the countryside, the foot and mouth outbreak, and the Countryside Alliance are not ducked.
Built on a lifetime of research into agricultural matters, it avoids the tendency of the rural to draw authors into irrationality and mythology, both on the right and the left, which he flags up at intervals. Overall, he has provided Most users should sign in with their email address. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in.
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Alun Howkins (1947-2018)
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