Rural Society and Economic Change in County Durham. Recession and Recovery, c.1400-1640

RHN 8/2016 | Publication

Alex T. Brown, Rural Society and Economic Change in County Durham. Recession and Recovery, c.1400-1640, Boydell and Brewer 2015.

The book is study of how Durham’s rural society survived the economic crisis of the late medieval period and how the end of the sixteenth century the development of the coal industry provided opportunities for investment and profit. It looks at the estates of the bishops of Durham and monks of Durham Cathedral Priory, and the emergence of the yeomanry as a social group.

Boydell & Brewer is offering the European Rural History Organisation a 35% discount on their recent title Rural Society and Economic Change in County Durham, Recession and Recovery, c.1400-1640 by A.T. Brown (Durham University).
The discount will make the price £39.00 for members (instead of £60.00 RRP). Orders can be placed by phone on 01394 610600, by fax on 01394 610316, by email at trading@boydell.co.uk or on-line at www.boydellandbrewer.com. Postage is £3.00 in the UK, £7.50 per book (up to a maximum of £30.00) to mainland Europe and £13.50 per book outside Europe. Please quote the offer code 15783 to ensure that the discount is given. The offer ends 30th April 2016.