Agricultural practices and state intervention during the Second World War: a case study of South West Lancashire

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The onset of war resulted in massive state intervention in agriculture to secure adequate food supplies. Draconian powers were used to control agricultural production. This article looks at the effects of these policies in South-West Lancashire by analysing the extensive archives related to the National Farm Survey and the work of the Lancashire War Agricultural Committe
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-11
JournalNorth West Geography
Volume3
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2003

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