Hunger and Famine in the Long Nineteenth Century
Capturing Dorothy Hartley's point that there was "a dislocation of the food supply" during the Industrial Revolution, the poor laws, the game and corn laws, this section would begin with the date of Thomas Malthus's "Principle of Population" (1798) to capture voices invoked during the lead up to the Reform Bill of 1832.
Gail Turley Houston
- 232 pages
- United Kingdom
- Social & cultural history