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British agriculture in the First World War

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Published by Routledge in London, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Great Britain -- Military aspects,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Economic aspects -- Great Britain,
    • Great Britain -- History -- George V, 1910-1936

    • Edition Notes

      StatementP.E. Dewey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1925 .D49 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination262 p. ;
      Number of Pages262
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2046859M
      ISBN 100415026377
      LC Control Number88024023


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British agriculture in the First World War by P. E. Dewey Download PDF EPUB FB2

This volume comprehensively describes how British farmers coped with the problems of shortage of labour and other factors of production, as well as assessing how well agriculture performed as a supplier of food to the nation.

Use of previously neglected records provides much evidence on issues such as the deployment of substitute labour and the introduction of the tractor into British farming. British Agriculture in the First World War (RLE The First World War) DOI link for British Agriculture in the First World War (RLE The First World War) British Agriculture in the First World War (RLE The First World War) book.

By Peter Dewey. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 24 April Pub. location : Peter Dewey. British Agriculture in the First World War (RLE The First World War) book.

By Peter Dewey. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 24 April Pub. location London. Back to book. chapter 9 Pages. THE OUTPUT OF AGRICULTURE, It is now time to assess how British agriculture performed under wartime Author: Peter Dewey.

Get this from a library. British Agriculture in the First World War (RLE The First World War). [Peter Dewey] -- This volume comprehensively describes how British farmers coped with the problems of shortage of labour and other factors of production, as well as assessing how well agriculture. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 23 cm: Contents: CONTENTS 1 Introduction 2 Farming and Food Supply before 3 Business as Usual; The Evolution of Policy 4 Recruiting and Farm Labour 5 Power and Machinery 6 Fertilisers and Weeds 7 Farming in Wartime 8 Farming as a controlled industry; Policy; the Leak of.

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This volume comprehensively describes how British farmers. You are buying ONE brand new BOOK British Agriculture in the First World War (RLE The First World War). Year first published: Approximate dimensions:.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Peter Dewey. The story of the impact of the First World War on farming is one which particularly benefits from research at the local level, revealing how even within a county or district, differences in soil condition, size of farm or patterns of cropping might see a difference in the responses towards issues around production, British agriculture in the First World War book and farming’s place in the local community.

It is evident that there is more than one way of assessing how well British agriculture responded to the difficulties of the First World War.

So far, we have seen that the real output of the industry declined slightly, although food production in terms of calories recovered to the pre-war : Peter Dewey.

The first chapters of the book examine the question of whether the British naval blockade of Germany during the World War I defeated Germany through starvation of her civilians and/or her army. The answer is yes, with qualifications. The food situation in Germany was indeed very harsh during the last two years of the s: 1.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Harkness, Douglas, Sir, War and British agriculture. London, P.S. King, (OCoLC) Document Type. From the first, the aim was to carry out the policy by decentralisation; as Lord ErnIe pointed out: 'several hundreds of thousands of separate businesses could not be treated, like factories, as controlled establishments'.

1 The framework already existed, in the form of the County War Agricultural Author: Peter Dewey. During the second half of the war, the problems of curtailed imports and shipping difficulties persisted, and could only be partially mitigated. The competition from munitions factories for materials such as sulphuric acid also continued, and munitions still had priority over agriculture.

The novel feature of was the food production : Peter Dewey. The Great Depression of British Agriculture occurred during the late nineteenth century and is usually dated from to Contemporaneous with the global Long Depression, Britain's agricultural depression was caused by the dramatic fall in grain prices that followed the opening up of the American prairies to cultivation in the s and the advent of cheap transportation with the rise of.

This book, drawing together the work of 15 scholars, is the first attempt to discover what really happened during the war in British agriculture.

It shows just how closely directed agriculture and individual farmers were in wartime, and the determination with which uncooperative or 'failing' farmers might be dispossessed. It describes the tensions between agriculture and the military, showing. Dr Martin’s book is a very satisfying summary of a complicated story, and will.

be of use especially in analyzing the post-World War II history of farming for. a long time to come. Peter Dewey is the author of British Agriculture in the First World. War (Routledge, ), and War and Progress: Britain (Pearson Longman, ). Agriculture in the United Kingdom uses 69% of the country's land area, employs % of its workforce (, people) and contributes % of its gross value added (£ billion).

The UK produces less than 60% of the food it consumes. Agricultural activity occurs in most rural locations, it is concentrated in East Anglia (for crops) and the South West (livestock).

The Farmer and Stock-Breeder was the UK’s leading agricultural journal during the First World War. It later merged with the NFU’s British Farmer magazine to become British Farmer and. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Whetham, Edith Holt.

British farming, London ; New York: T. Nelson, (OCoLC) Avner Offer’s excellent book “The First World War: An Agrarian Interpretation” (published in ) also provides an economic, but somewhat different, explanation.

Offer’s particular take on the origins of the War may not be as well known, so let me give here a summary and interpretation.

- years since the end of the First World War. Inthe NFU marked the centenary of the start of the First World War by commissioning a report - The Few That Fed The Many - which investigated the impact that the Great War had on British farming families, read it here.

British farmers played a crucial role in producing food for the nation during the Great War. Buy First World War books from today. Find our best selection and offers online, with FREE Click & Collect or UK delivery. The economic history of World War I covers the methods used by the First World War (–), as well as related postwar issues such as war debts and reparations.

It also covers the economic mobilization of labor, industry, and agriculture leading to economic failure. It deals with economic warfare such as the blockade of Germany, and with some issues closely related to the economy, such. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

By the outbreak of the First World War on 4 AugustBritain was 60 per cent reliant on imports for food supplies and other commodities such as fuel and fertilisers. Britannia ruled the imports Foods that feed The pre-war diet largely consisted of white bread, eggs, potatoes, meat, jam, sugar and tea.

"Fox takes a new and original approach to the study of art in the First World War. This fascinating book is not about art in the narrow sense of the word, but about the art world and the conditions under which art was produced and consumed.

British Art and the First World War, is a must-read for historians of war and art alike."Reviews: 9. The Deluge: British Society and the First World War, () Matthew, H. "Asquith, Herbert Henry, first earl of Oxford and Asquith (–)", Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, online; Offer, Avner.

The First World War: An Agrarian Interpretation (), on food supply of Britain and Germany; Paddock, Troy R. The judges have awarded the first prize to Dr Johann P.

Custodis (LSE) for his essay on ‘Employing the enemy: the contribution of German and Italian POW workers to British agriculture during and after the Second World War’. Post-Second World War On 8 Maythe Second World War ended in Europe, but rationing continued.

Some aspects of rationing became stricter for some years after the war. At the time this was presented as needed to feed people in European areas under British control, whose economies had been devastated by the fighting. Agriculture In Britain During The First World War, Members of the Women's Land Army smile as they hold their tools aloft while climbing over a gate on a British farm during the First World War, circa (Photo by Horace Nicholls/ Imperial War Museums via Getty Images).

In the special field of United States history, Offer shows the effect of American agricultural power on world politics, both before and after World War I. He describes how the social institutions of American agriculture undermined farming in Britain, and forced the British Empire to Reviews: 2.

Great Britain was a leading Allied Power during the First World War of –, fighting against the Central Powers, especially armed forces were greatly expanded and reorganised—the war marked the founding of the Royal Air highly controversial introduction, in Januaryof conscription for the first time in British history followed the raising of the largest.

To read how the conflict made an impact on British lives, I recommend Duff Hart-Davis’s Our Land at War (William Collins, £20). Ivan Maisky was Soviet ambassador to.

When comparing European agriculture in the early s with that existing before the First World War, two principal differences are evident. Firstly, the productivity of agriculture in the s was considerably higher, principally as the consequence of the intensive use of modern technologies such as modern machinery, fertilisers, pesticides or hybrid seeds.

Pupils could use our First World War comic and War Horses: WWI primary resource to help them. N.B. The following information for mapping the resource documents to the school curriculum is specifically tailored to the English National Curriculum and Scottish Curriculum for Excellence.

Also know as the First World War, or the Great War, it was a global war centered in Europe. More than 70 million military personnel were mobilized in one of the largest wars in history.

This category includes non-fiction books as well as historical novels that are set during World War I. : Food for War: Agriculture and Rearmament in Britain before the Second World War (): Wilt, Alan F.: Books. The German Army on CampaignBob the same time familiar but different, looks at the First World War from the German side of the lines, so we get the same sort of pictures as in books on the British Army, but with different uniforms and equipment (and more mustaches).

In commemoration of the th anniversary of U.S. participation in World War I, Special Collections continues its examination of the impact that the war had on NC State students, faculty, and campus. The post below focuses on agricultural conventions held on campus and the work of the North Carolina Agricultural Extension Service.

During the s NC State College hosted the annual Farmers.This book presents a major new history of the shaping and performance of the British army during the First World War. Ian Beckett, Timothy Bowman and Mark Connelly examine the army's strengths and weaknesses between and from recruitment, training, discipline and morale, to strategy and operations across all by: 1.