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Published: 15 April 2009

536 Pages

ISBN: 9780199560493

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On the Parish?

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

Steve Hindle

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

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