The Archaeology of Improvement in Britain, 1750-1850
by Sarah Tarlow
In this innovative 2007 study, Sarah Tarlow shows how the archaeology of this period manifests a widespread and cross-cutting ethic of improvement. Theoretically informed and drawn from primary and secondary sources in a range of disciplines, the author considers agriculture and the rural environment, towns, and buildings such as working-class housing and institutions of r...more
Hardcover, 222 pages
Published January 1st 2007 by Cambridge University Press
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