Progress and Poverty: An Economic and Social History of Britain, 1700-1850

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INDEX
Aberdeenshire 81, 343, 405, 427
Abingdon 297
able-bodied poor 449, 453, 455, 463-5
Adam, James and Robert 87, 370
Adam, William87
Admiralty 214
Africa296, 374, 376, 377, 537, 542
age, see elderly; marriage
age at leaving home 404, 408, 431-2
agents, see brokers
agrarian regions 26-9, 38-9
see also fens; fielden; lowlands; marshes;
soil; uplands; woodland
Agriculture, Board of 111-12
agriculture and rural society 25-122
agricultural involution 388
agricultural revolution 10, 11, 36; land
lords' 35-9, 49, 159; yeomen's 37-9, 40, 42-3, 49-50, 52, 75
depression 41-2, 368
domestic system 148-54, 159, 160-1, 162, 169
finance 260, 519
growth, possibilities of 3, 4, 10, 11
imports and exports 44-5
industry, see industry
integration of economy: demand and
supply 375, 376, 377; merchants and
marketing 321-3, 325-30; specialization 38, 141-5, 267-8, 269, 272, 279; transport 288, 297
labourers' day 16, 82, 109-10, 117, 159, 398-400, 429, 458, 492
landlords and rents 52-6
open fields and runrig 48, 93-100, 104, 113-15
poor relief and charity 458, 467
population 35, 39, 53, 56, 159-60, 388, 396, 399-400, 403
production 25-60; endosures 92, 113-17;
industry 136, 138; labour productivity
and release of labour 42-52, 125-7, 131, 136, 158; measurement 26-36; raising
yields 36-42
protection, see Corn Laws
service in husbandry 15, 81-2, 397-400, 414, 431-2, 467
unrest 327-9, 486, 492-3, 498
wages and standard of living 427, 429-30, 431
see also arable; enclosures; estates; famines; field systems; land; service in husbandry; tenure
Aire, river297
alcohol 537
tax on 510, 519, 523
see also brewing and distilling
Aldcroft, D. H.295
Aldenham Place 79
Mien, John67
Mien, R. C.32, 38, 48, 50
alternate husbandry 40, 41, 48, 53
American War of Independence, see North America
Americas, see Latin America; North America
Amsterdam138, 320, 334, 521, 540, 542
Anglesey 143, 210
Anglican Church 201, 282, 563
population 388, 389
state 478-9, 481-2
animals 42, 46-7
Anne, Queen567
annuities 66
Anson, Admiral G.521
Anstie, John165
Anti-Corn Law League281, 533, 545-6, 552-3, 554-5, 556
Antwerp320
apprenticeship 127, 139, 155, 186, 229, 275-6, 277, 397, 404, 408, 431
for paupers 164, 182
for women 429

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