Afforestation : The Unemployed and the Land (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Afforestation: The Unemployed and the Land The cause of this downward movement is self-evident. It is the desertion, the abandonment of the land. Each crop requiring humam labour has had its area reduced, and agricultural labourers have been sent away to reinforce the ranks of the unemployed in our cities and towns, so that far from being over populated, the fields of Britain are starved of human labour. As James Laird. Used to say, The British nation does not work on her soil, she is prevented from doing so, and the Would-be economists complain that the soil Will not nourish its inhabitants. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 22 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 45g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243212194
  • 9780243212194