Thirsk, (Irene) Joan
THIRSK, (Irene) Joan
THIRSK, (Irene) Joan. British, b. 1922. Genres: Agriculture/Forestry, Environmental sciences/Ecology, History, Horticulture, Local history/Rural topics, Women's studies and issues. Career: Senior Research Fellow in Agrarian History, University of Leicester, 1951-65; Reader in Economic History, and Fellow of St. Hilda's College, University of Oxford, 1965-83. Editor, Agricultural History Review, 1963-72; Agrarian History of England and Wales, general editor, Cambridge University Press, 1974-2000 (Dep. Gen. Editor, 1966-74). Publications: English Peasant Farming, 1957; Tudor Enclosures, 1958; The Restoration, 1976; Economic Policy and Projects, 1978; The Rural Economy of England, 1984; England's Agricultural Regions and Agrarian History, 1500-1750, 1987; Alternative Agriculture: A History from the Black Death to the Present Day, 1997. EDITOR: The Agrarian History of England and Wales, IV, 1500-1640, 1967, V, 1640-1750, 1985; Seventeenth Century Economic Documents, 1972; The English Rural Landscape, 2000. Address: 1 Hadlow Castle, Hadlow, Tonbridge, Kent TN11 0EG, England.