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  Sir Henry Maine Frederic Seebohm  

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The Cambridge History of English and American Literature in 18 Volumes (1907–21).
Volume XIV. The Victorian Age, Part Two.

II. Historians, Biographers and Political Orators.

§ 19. J. E. Thorold Rogers.


To economic history proper is to be assigned the best known voluminous work of James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England from 1259 to 1793 (1866–1902); but he was also well seen in general political history, and was a friend and follower of Cobden. His Protests of the Lords (1875) is an interesting, as well as a valuable, piece of work. The social history and life of the English peasantry, in his own East Anglia, was the subject of a study by Augustus Jessopp, which, under the name Arcady for better for worse (1887), attracted wide attention; he was an ecclesiastical historian of learning and breadth of view, and lived a long and unselfish scholar’s life.   38

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