Great Estate at Work by Susanna Wade Martins
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Great Estate at Work
By Susanna Wade Martins

A Great Estate at Work

The Holkham Estate and Its Inhabitants in the Nineteenth Century

By (author) See other recent books by Susanna Wade Martins
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $72.95
Your Price: $65.66 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $7.30! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.28 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply



Great Estate at Work by Susanna Wade Martins

Book Description

Thomas William Coke, the Norfolk landlord, was a legend in his own lifetime as a man dedicated to progressive reforms in agriculture and to the improvement of the conditions of his tenants. His Holkham estate was set up as a fine example to be followed by farmers and landlords alike. This book deals with the work of both Thomas William Coke and his son, their agents and their tenants at Holkham through the nineteenth century and into the early years of the twentieth. It shows how far even the most dynamic landlord needed a progressive tenantry and how far the tenantry relied on the landlord for the provision of good farm buildings and other capital expenditure. The building work of the estate in the erection of both farms and cottages is studied in detail. The aim of the book is to show life and work on the Holkham estate both from the landlord's point of view and from that of the tenant farmer and cottager.

Buy Great Estate at Work book by Susanna Wade Martins from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780521080842
ISBN-10: 0521080843
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Pages: 308
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 18-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...


Books By Author Susanna Wade Martins


Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Great Estate at Work book by Susanna Wade Martins and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Susanna Wade Martins close
History of Norfolk by Susanna Wade Martins
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close