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Local history

Here you will find all the resources identified by our tutors as useful for the study of this subject, arranged in ascending alphabetical order. Browse the tiles and descriptions to discover if there are any resources of interest to you, or click on any of the keywords to see resources sorted by more in-depth topics.

Local history (V321): Social historical study of a particular locality such as a town or village.

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Document Week 3, Improved farming methods

New crops and systems in the 18th century

agricultural revolution, 17th century, 18th century view
Document Week 7, The role of agricultural improvers and land agents

Week 7 class slides

agricultural revolution, 18th century, 19th century view
Document Women's work reading list, preparation and assignments

Reading list, preparation and assignment options for weeks 1-7

womens history, work, economic and social history view
Document Sweated labour

Week 8. Sweated trades of the late 19th and early 20th centuries

womens history, work, 19th century, 20th century view
Document Agricultural revolution week 1 slides


Agricultural history, agricultural revolution, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century view
Document The trials and tribulations of a local land agent

Extracts from Ancaster estate correspondence, 1817-20

agricultural revolution, 19th century view
Document John Aubrey Reading List

A list of books and other resources useful for students attending this course.

Seventeenth century, John Aubrey, History of Medicine, Industrial history, Exploration, English Civil War view
Document Women in agriculture

Week 3 class presentation - women in agriculture 1800-1914

Woman's work, womens history view
Document Domestic service

Week 7. Women in domestic service

Document Clerical work and the 'New Woman'

Week 10. Clerical work and the 'New Woman'

womens history, 19th century, 20th century view
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