By J. R. Wordie
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R. Wordie, ‘The Southern Counties’ in J. ), The Agrarian History of England and Wales, vol. V, pt I, 1640–1750 (Cambridge, 1984) pp. 346–57. J. D. thesis (University of Reading, 1997) pp. 199–248. , pp. 472–86. A. ), Victorian Countryside , pp. 131–2. J. R. Wordie 31 38. L. Woodward, The Age of Reform, 1815–1870 (Oxford, 1962) pp. L. ), The English Ruling Class (1969) pp. J. Evans, The Forging of the Modern State, 1783–1870 (1983) p. 216. 39. McCord, Anti-Corn Law League, pp. 15–29. 40. Royle, Chartism, p.
Even the latter, however, was in a weak bargaining position, and found itself acting often as the apologist for government policies to its membership. As Clare Griffiths shows so clearly in Chapter 8, both landlords and tenants came to believe that they had more to fear than to expect from government policies, as the Labour Party, with its socializing and bureaucratic tendencies, grew in strength between the wars. The fortunes of the agricultural community were near their nadir in the early 1930s, and the future must have looked bleak.
Woodward, The Age of Reform, 1815–1870 (Oxford, 1962) pp. L. ), The English Ruling Class (1969) pp. J. Evans, The Forging of the Modern State, 1783–1870 (1983) p. 216. 39. McCord, Anti-Corn Law League, pp. 15–29. 40. Royle, Chartism, p. 128. 41. J. Morley, The Life of Richard Cobden (1905) p. 318; N. Gash, Sir Robert Peel: the Life of Sir Robert Peel after 1830 (1972) pp. 470–1. 42. B. Hilton, ‘Peel: a Reappraisal’, Historical Journal, vol. 22 no. 3 (1979) pp. 600–6. 43. H. Chaloner, Introduction to second edition of A.
Agriculture and Politics in England, 1815–1939 by J. R. Wordie