Buy both 'The Village Labourer 1760-1832' and the 'The Skilled Labourer 1760-1832' together and SAVE $28.00 ... and you have to convenience of having both publications on the one CD-ROM!! 'The Village Labourer 1760-1832'
A wonderful history of the poor in in the villages of the period. It deals with subjects such as enclosure, which had a dramatic effect upon village life and also with the Labourers Uprising of 1830.
An absolutely fascinating read which allows you to understand the hardships and the problems that the ordinary person faced during these times.
'The Skilled Labourer 1760-1832'
Although similar to 'The Village Labourer' (see above) this book deals with the history specific groups of workers. Its contents include: The miners of the Tyne and Wear, cotton workers, woollen and worsted workers, Spitalfields silkweavers, frame work knitters and also has sections dealing with Nottinghamshire, Lancashire and Yorkshire Luddites.
Both include high quality scanned images of the whole of the original books. A wealth of information and a snapshot in time. This CD can be viewed by any computer using Adobe Acrobat (version 4 or later recommended). The data on this CD is completely self-contained, and requires no installation.
System Requirements: Windows 95, 98, 2000, NT or better, CD-ROM. Also suitable Macintosh and Unix operating systems.
Summary by Archive CD Books Ltd.