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Rural Life 2: Victorian Farming

Synopsis
Mechanical innovations in Victorian agriculture spread unevenly and slowly in a time when manual labour was still plentiful and cheap. Follows the grain harvest, examining the changes and their effects on farming and rural life. Filmed at Acton Scott Working Farm Museum in Shropshire, and at Steppingley in Bedfordshire.
Series
Arts Foundation Course, An: Course A102
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 25 min.
Year of production
1987
Availability
Off-air recording licence
Sale; 1998 sale: £85.00 (+VAT +p&p)
Subjects
Agriculture; Sociology
Keywords
England; rural communities; Victorian life

Credits

Producer
Nick Levinson

Production Company

Name

BBC Open University Productions

Distributor

Name

Open University Worldwide

Web
http://www.ouw.co.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 1908 274066
Address
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes
MK7 6AA
Notes
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