Managing for Posterity: The Norfolk gentry and their estates c.1450-1700 (Studies in Regional and Local History #21) (Hardcover)

Managing for Posterity: The Norfolk gentry and their estates c.1450-1700 (Studies in Regional and Local History #21) By Jane Whittle (Editor), Elizabeth Griffiths Cover Image
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This volume offers new perspectives on the history of estate management, notably the role of women, the relationship with local communities, and sustainability in agriculture through the example of the Le Strange family, the longest surviving gentry family in Norfolk, still maintaining and prospering on their estate at Hunstanton after 700 years.

About the Author


Jane Whittle is Professor of Economic and Social History at the University of Exeter and Series Editor of Studies in Regional and Local History for University of Hertfordshire Press. Elizabeth Griffiths was an honorary research fellow at University of Exeter and co-author, with Jane Whittle, of Consumption and Gender in the Early Seventeenth Century Household: The World of Alice Le Strange (OUP, 2012).
Product Details
ISBN: 9781912260447
ISBN-10: 1912260441
Publisher: University Of Hertfordshire Press
Publication Date: May 2nd, 2022
Pages: 256
Language: English
Series: Studies in Regional and Local History