What readers and reviewers are saying said about A Rural Revolution
All life – and death – is here in this colourful family exploration of how the shifting rural landscape affected our ancestors as much as the industrialisation of the nation’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 fascinating… Thank you for such a well-written and well-researched book. (Reader’s letter)
This highly readable book investigates the lives of one rural family to illustrate the radical impact of the industrial revolution on local communities… (Landworker magazine)
Enjoyable, informative and provocative... (British Association for Local History))
I enjoyed reading this interesting book… (Reader’s post)
Really enjoyed this book – a fascinating piece of social history. (Reader’s post)
…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. His interests now 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.