What readers and reviewers are saying said about A Rural Revolution
All life â€“ and death â€“ is here in this colourful family exploration of how the shifting rural landscape affected our ancestors as much as the industrialisation of the nationâ€™s towns and cities. (Family Tree magazine)
Your book is a real delight. The fact that you trace the family fortunes in the context of the evolution in society as a whole is utterly fascinatingâ€¦ Thank you for such a well-written and well-researched book. (Readerâ€™s letter)
This highly readable book investigates the lives of one rural family to illustrate the radical impact of the industrial revolution on local communitiesâ€¦ (Landworker magazine)
Enjoyable, informative and provocative... (British Association for Local History))
I enjoyed reading this interesting bookâ€¦ (Readerâ€™s post)
Really enjoyed this book â€“ a fascinating piece of social history. (Readerâ€™s post)
â€¦well written (Towpath Talk)
Signed copies of the book are available direct from the author at www.davidrobertsbooks.co.uk.
David R Roberts worked for many years as a college lecturer and is the author of a number of best-selling textbooks. Currently editing his father's war-time diaries and letters, his interests lie in exploring the links between local/family and national/global histories. David lives near Norwich but returns to his native Staffordshire whenever he gets the chance.