Advances in Agricultural Economic History, Vol. 2 (Advances by K.D. Kauffman

By K.D. Kauffman

Matters surrounding agriculture have consistently had satisfaction of position between educational study in fiscal historical past. curiosity in agricultural matters doesn't appear to come into type, after which fade into the heritage basically to come back years later. certainly, agriculture was once so important to the workings of historic economies regular movement of significant scholarship is still produced. past its significance of being a list of the prior, it really is transparent that a lot of the study during this region has very important coverage implications for either constructed and constructing economies. this sort of paintings highlights a major aspect of doing such ancient study: studying from the prior that allows you to comprehend larger the area this present day. numerous articles contained in quantity of "Advances in Agricultural monetary historical past" both implicitly or explicitly have classes or coverage implications for at the present time. quantity 2 of "Advances in Agricultural monetary History", like quantity 1, comprises vital new paintings via either proven and younger lecturers. also, this fresh quantity displays, either geographically and methodologically, the extensive scope of innovative paintings being performed during this sector. it's this sort of scholarship that we search to put up in destiny matters. We invite students who paintings in all parts of agricultural financial historical past to post their paintings for e-book in destiny volumes of "Advances in Agricultural financial History".

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Source: Skrubbeltrang (1941) pp. 21–22. a. 9 Also, relatively high population density which diminished transportation costs between tenant farm and home farm are correlated with a higher incidence of labor services. 3 on Zealand when it was 1 in Jutland. Certain aspects of soil quality furthered the use of labor services because they required more work, for instance, arable land rather than pasture and clay soil rather than light soil. Clay soil also entailed a brief ‘critical’ period during sowing and during harvest in which the work had to be carried out.

7. THE LANDLORDS’ OPPORTUNITY INCOME To further strengthen the case for the landlord’s wish to sell his tenanted land it is useful to take a look at his alternative. How could he more profitably invest his sale proceeds? Holmgaard (1990, pp. 302–303) unambiguously states that the return on these sums exceeded former rents paid by the tenants. In the Danish case there is no doubt that the answer lies in a much needed intensification of cultivation on the manorial home farm. Christensen (1998, p.

S. not seen in other slave societies. In the British West Indies and Portuguese South America, gender imbalances among whites led to widespread miscegenation. It was likely that European planters in the West Indies and elsewhere were initially as squeamish about racial mixing as their North American counterparts, but demographic forces quickly overcame reservations. Horowitz (1973) and Degler (1971) argue that by the mid-eighteenth-century, miscegenation between white planters and black slaves was widespread, mulatto progeny commonplace, and manumission the rule.

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