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Published: 07 October 2004

532 Pages

ISBN: 9780199271320

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On the Parish?

The Micro-Politics of Poor Relief in Rural England c. 1550-1750

Steve Hindle

A Clarendon Press Publication

Oxford Studies in Social History

  • The first attempt to measure the speed with which parish relief was implemented.
  • Analyses the relationship between informal, semi-formal and formal relief systems.
  • Examines the experience of relief among the poor themselves.