Chapter

Economic Rules

Roderick Floud

in The People and the British Economy, 1830–1914

Published in print April 1997 | ISBN: 9780192892102
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191670602 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192892102.003.0012
Economic Rules

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This chapter discusses economic legislation in Britain from 1830–1914. Topics covered include economic rules concerned with the ownership and transfer of ‘real property’, the Telegraph Act of 1868, and The New Poor Law of 1834.

Keywords: real property; economic legislation; economic rules; New Poor Law; Telegraph Act

Chapter.  5345 words. 

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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