Golden Age of Invention: Getting Enclosure

Commons Misconceptions

It’s been a week of solid book-writing for me, after months of distraction by Ottoman printing and other research. I’ve largely been incorporating into the draft some of the research I did a few months ago into the extraordinary rise of London between 1550 and 1650 — in particular, trying to untangle the causes of its eightfold population growth, from a…

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