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By Peter Robb

During this assortment written over a interval of virtually twenty years, Peter Robb, an enormous historian of the Empire, explores the connections among agrarian coverage, profit, estate legislations, and advertisement construction; and the emergence of political identities. He investigates concerns like monetary improvement, tenancy acts, peasant stratification, "capitalist" agriculture, and definitions of work on the subject of the British Empire.

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