Land And House Property Is Part Of The Core Experiences And Institutions Of Victorian And Edwardian England This Book Begins With The Law And Institutions Of Land Transfer It Provides Estimates Of Landed Property And Mortgage Debt, And Describes Urban Property Markets And Relation Of Local And National Taxation Liberal And Conservative Doctrines Helped To Form The Identities Of The Respective Aprties, And Continue To Influence Policy Up To The Present Day Tenurial Values Also Formed Part Of The Culture Of Late Victorian Society, And Influenced The Interaction Of Society And Nature An Edwardian Urban Crisis, Highlighted In This Book, Was Compounded To Collapsing Property Values, Rising Taxes And Thwarted Expectations It Led To The Stormy Years Between 1909 And 1914, To Lloyd George S Dramatic Budgets And His Ambitious Land Schemes Conservative Doctrines Were Devised To Defend Large Property Owners With A Rampart Of Owner Occupiers, Supported By Tax Relief This Remains A Bulwar Of Conservatism Today.
Avner Offer is an Economic historian who currently holds the Chichele Professorship in Economic history at the University of Oxford, England He is a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and of the British Academy He specializes in international political economy, law, the First World War and land tenure Over the past decade Professor Offer s main interest has been in post war economic growth, p
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- Property and Politics 1870-1914: Landownership, Law, Ideology and Urban Development in England
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