Of Cabbages and Kings: the History of Allotments, Hardback

Of Cabbages and Kings: the History of Allotments Hardback


This colourful and lively history book tells the story of allotments from their origin in the 17th century protests against enclosures to the present day.

Will include the effects of the Napoleonic Wars, the Corn Laws, the Diggers, the role of allotments in both World Wars and the present-day revival.

The author champions the history of allotments in the hope of protecting them for the future.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 224 pages, 35 colour illustrations
  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
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  • Category: British & Irish history
  • ISBN: 9780711234093


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