From existing literature and the archives of the Society the author described the agricultural composition of this development project, including the method of reclamation, size of farms, crop rotation and other aspects of farm management, yield figures, labour and tenancy conditions, and educational organization.
The introductory chapter briefly describes poverty in the Netherlands about 1815 and the structure of traditional agriculture in Drenthe. Also some demographic details are mentioned about the population of the settlements. Development after the reorganization of 1859 is summarized in the last chapter.
|Qualification||Doctor of Philosophy|
|Award date||17 Jun 1964|
|Place of Publication||Assen|
|Publication status||Published - 1964|
- people with disabilities
- agricultural history