The Land And The Labourers; Facts And Experiments In Cottage Farming And Co-operative Agriculture

Paperback | February 7, 2012

byCharles William Stubbs

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1891 Excerpt: ... PRESS NOTICES. "Of true answers to Mr. George there is but one; and they alone can give it who arc inspired by the same sympathy with the poor as Mr. George, but have a firmer hold of the facts and principles concerned--who have the like hopefulness and determination to introduce a better state of things, combined with a clearer conception of the real conditions of success. A praiseworthy example of this is found in Mr. Stubbs' book."--Academy. "An extremely valuable contribution to current discussion on the land question. Full of interesting facts, and should be widely read by politicians of both parties."--Western Mercury. "Mr. Stubbs has something to tell about small culture and about co-operative agriculture. It is of the former especially that he writes of his own knowledge. He has let portions of his glebe to labourers in his parish, has had his rent duly paid (and not a small rent either, 66. per acre), has seen his tenants get a good profit, and has made a good profit himself."--Spectator. "Co-operation seems to me fully to deserve all the enthusiasm which has gathered about it.... If it is successful it will work a beneficent, social, and economic revolution of the widest scope--a revolution moreover so conducted as to leave no heritage of suffering and no aggravation of bitterness behind."--Bishop Lightfoot. "I am one of those who like to see a great variety in the size of holdings, especially a liberal proportion of small or moderate holdings.... I have always regretted the tendency, in some cases almost a mania, for absorbing small holdings by consolidation.... I trust the distress may produce, among other good fruit, a return to a better balanced judgment about the size of farms.... Nor can I abandon the hope of an era whffi we shall see a grea...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1891 Excerpt: ... PRESS NOTICES. "Of true answers to Mr. George there is but one; and they alone can give it who arc inspired by the same sympathy...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:52 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217954103

ISBN - 13:9780217954105

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