Drawing on the difficult-to-access pamphlets, reports, periodical literature and political tracts, this five-volume set reproduces in facsimile a large number of neglected sources relating to rural life in the latter half of the nineteenth century. It is of interest to scholars in nineteenth-century studies and to all social historians.

chapter |11 pages

[Stratton], 'The Life of a Farm Labourer'

chapter |20 pages

[Tremenheere], 'Agricultural Gangs'

chapter |101 pages

Whitehead, Agricultural Labourers