Date: 10 October 2008
New book on common land by History Research Associate, October 2008
This month sees the publication of a new work on the history of common land by History Research Associate Ellie Straughton. The book, 'Common Grazing in the Northern English Uplands, 1800-1965', explores national policy and local management practices on common land since 1800, and is published by The Edwin Mellen Press. It is based on the thesis she produced while a doctoral student at Lancaster. Ellie is currently working with colleagues from Lancaster History Department and Newcastle Law School on the AHRC 'Contested Common Land Project'. For more information and publication details, please go to the Contested Common Land website.
Associated departments and research centres: History