Cottage Economy

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Author William Cobbett
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Subject Agriculture, Labour, Poverty, Economics, Politics
Published 1822
Media type Print

Cottage Economy is a book by William Cobbett, first published in 1821, which covers many practical instructions such how to bake bread, brew beer, keep livestock and "other matters deemed useful in the conducting of the Affairs of a Labourer's Family" with the aim of aiding the "Labouring Classes" in having a "good living". It is considered to be a timeless guide on matters of self-sufficiency.[1]


  1. ^ "Cottage Economy :: Social and population history :: Cambridge University Press". Retrieved 2013-10-13.

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