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agricultural revolution

agricultural revolution  

This was traditionally regarded as taking place simultaneously with the industrial revolution, and involving the introduction of new crop rotations in which roots and artificial crops were ...
Domesticity

Domesticity  

“Domesticity” refers to a passion for family and home life, a political and social ideology once endorsed with such fervor that for the nineteenth century it has frequently been described ...
enclosure

enclosure  

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The process or policy of fencing in waste or common land so as to make it private property, as pursued in much of Britain in the 18th and early 19th centuries.
famine

famine  

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May be defined as the occurrence of serious food shortages resulting in significant rises in the death rate. Mortality during famines was rarely caused solely by starvation but from related diseases ...
horticulture

horticulture  

The cultivation of plants, particularly fruit, flowers, ornamental plants and vegetables, usually for sale, either in gardens and smallholdings or on general farms.
Land

Land  

Between 1780 and 1830 the rural territory of England—fields, estates, commons, wastes, villages—was the arena and the object of a bitter set of rhetorical and practical contests. Present-day ...
Spenceans

Spenceans  

Followers of the agrarian reformer Thomas Spence who grouped together in 1815 as the Society of Spencean Philanthropists. Spence's funeral in September 1814 announced his ideological survival: the ...
Thomas Rowlandson

Thomas Rowlandson  

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(1756–1827),caricaturist and painter of humorous low life scenes. Among his illustrations were those for the ‘Dr Syntax’ series of Combe, which, like many of his other works, were published by ...
Thomas Spence

Thomas Spence  

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 (1750–1814) English radical political activist, religious agitator, and bookseller.Jobless in Newcastle, he moved to London, where his bookshop and rationalist writings found a market. Supporting ...

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