Reviews elite women and the agricultural landscape has won several prizes including the joan thirsk memorial prize for the best book in british or irish rural history and the womens history network book prize for the best first book in womens or gender history. Elite women and the agricultural landscape 1700 1830 studies in historical geography english edition ebook briony mcdonagh amazonde kindle shop. In this post we hear from the 2018 whn book prize winner dr briony mcdonagh about her monograph elite women and the agricultural landscape 1700 1830. Briony mcdonagh is a historical and cultural geographer at the university of hull uk she has published widely on the british rural landscape on womens histories and historical geographies and on the geographies of protest property and the commons. Briony mcdonagh estimates that over 10 per cent of land in georgian britain was owned by female landowners assuming her sample of 250000 acres to be representative of broader patterns and trends mcdonagh surmises that somewhere in excess of 3 million acres in england were owned by women in the later eighteenth century and more than 6
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