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(1) Change in the Farm (2) The Wheelwright's Shop

Nature volume 134, pages 159161 (04 August 1934) | Download Citation



MANY of us who are immediately associated with scientific work are in certain respects very fortunate. Our horizon is continually expanding and we can look back to the past with a feeling of confidence that the work put in hand by our forefathers has been carried steadily forward in the way they would have wished. This state of happy confidence is sadly lacking in many directions, conspicuously so in the field of economics and international politics. But we can find the same feeling of uncertainty much closer at hand in our own countryside. Are the changes which have come about in our rural economy during the last half century changes for the better?

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