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Market Reforms

A study of the market reforms in post-communist eastern Europe with a specific case study of Poland. Introduction Poland, as well as it’s fellow post-communist countries, face an arduous task in re-inventing their economies to match the dominant Western style currently dominating the world. The difficulties lie in the areas of ideology, structural needs (massive […]

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Nature and Geography of Rural Class Relations Changed by the ‘Agricultural Revolution’

How was the Nature and Geography of Rural Class Relations Changed by the ‘Agricultural Revolution’ in the eighteenth and early nineteenth century England? The Agricultural Revolution is defined as ‘the agrarian changes which transformed Britain’s countryside in the 18th and 19th centuries, leading to an increase in agricultural output and productivity.’i This phenomenon was formulated […]

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How Much Was Agriculture Changed By the War in The Years 1939-1950

In 1939, when the war began, Britain was importing 70% of its food. Soon German submarines and U-boats were sinking large numbers of merchant ships. Agriculture became as important to Britains survival as the manufacture of armaments. The greatest need was for more home-produced grain. In 1939 the British Government set up a War Agriculture […]

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Explain why the agricultural revolution happened

In England alone, 75% people lived in the towns and huge urban areas had developed. During the 1700’s and 1800’s, the number of people in the towns who could not grow their own food was increasing rapidly, so Britain’s farmers needed to grow more food. Whatever they grew or produced, they could sell and they […]

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Why did Agriculture not share in the ‘boom’ of the 1920’s ?

Not all people and businesses shared in the prosperity of the 1920’s. The worst of the effected was the agricultural industry. There are many reasons as to why agriculture did not share in the boom of the such as falling demand, World War 1, overproduction and increased competition. All of these link together to explain […]

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The Future of the British Countryside

For centuries the British rural landscape has been dominated by agriculture, beginning with Neolithic man about five thousand years ago. Before then, most of Britain was covered with forest. Prior to the Bronze Age (about 1700 B. C. ), what agriculture existed was ‘slash and burn’, with no permanent settlements. The Bronze Age saw the […]

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Importance of Agriculture in Argentina

Argentina is a developing country. In developing countries there are more primary jobs than there are of tertiary and secondary jobs. Examples of primary jobs would be fishing, mining and farming. In Argentina farming is the fastest growing business, especially organic farming. The reasons to this are because products are being made in the country […]

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Climate Change, sea level rises and engineering Hull for the future

Over the period since planet Earth formed “there have always been fluctuations in the earths climate”(Claussen E,Cochran VA, Davis DP, 2001, Climate change: science, strategies, & solutions, ed,: Leiden, Boston, Koin; Brill, 2001) through variations of the amount of sunlight passing through the earths atmosphere, changes in the distance the earth is from the sun, […]

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Forest Conservation

To maintain a healthy environment and obtain a sustainable supply of a number of forest products, natural forests should be carefully managed and conserved. Conservation of forests should involve the following two aspects: 1. Prevention of deforestation. 2. Extension of our forest wealth. (1) Prevention of Deforestation: We have, so far, relied upon the natural […]

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