Analysis of arthur young's travels in france by danielle king submitted to professor ocana in partial fulfillment of the requirements for western civilization 112 november 3, 2010 arthur young was born on september 11, 1741 in bradfield, a village in suffolk, england. Arthur young considered himself as an expert in agriculture, and he was traveling in france to study it's agriculture and to compare it to his england however, i quickly received the impression that i was reading an english farce in the style of p g wodehouse. Travels during the years 1787, 1788, & 1789 undertaken more particularly with a view of ascertaining the cultivation, wealth, resources, and national prosperity of the kingdom of france the second edition by arthur young,.
Arthur young travels in france i—the first journey, 1787 arthur young was born september 11, 1741, at whitehall died april 20, 1820 most of his life was spent on his patrimonial estate at bradfield hall, near bury st edmunds, england. To be classed all those books of travels written in the form of letters the latter usually falls into the shape of essays on distinct subjects of the former method of composing, almost every book of modern travels is an example of the latter, the admirable essays of my valuable friend mr. Arthur young: arthur young, prolific english writer on agriculture, politics, and economics besides his books on agricultural subjects, he was the author of the famous travels in france (or travels during the years 1787, 1788 and 1789, undertaken more particularly with a view of ascertaining the cultivation. The principle value of arthur young's travels in france is that the people of this day and age studying the french revolution have an excellent report of some of the events leading up to it young goes deeper into the major concerns of the day than the average textbook can.
Young, arthur , agriculturist and author of 'travels in france,' born at whitehall, in london, on 11 september 1741, was younger son of arthur young (1693-1759), rector of bradfield, suffolk, and chaplain to speaker onslow. Arthur young's travels in france during the years 1787, 1788, 1789 [arthur young] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers this historic book may have numerous typos and missing text.
Arthur young's travels in france during the years 1787, 1788, 1789 arthur young full view - 1892 arthur young's travels in france: during the years 1787, 1788, 1789. Arthur young (11 september 1741 - 12 april 1820) was an english writer on agriculture, economics, social statistics, and campaigner for the rights of agricultural workers. In i787 arthur young visited paris and versailles, then traveled southward as far as the pyrenees of versailles and the capital he says: [page 373] again to versailles.
Arthur young, an englishman, traveled across france on the eve of the revolution recording his impressions of life there, particularly those aspects that seemed to him to compare unfavorably with his native land in the excerpt below, he comments on the peasantry's landholdings, remarking on the. Arthur young s travels in france during the years 1787 1788 1789 arthur young s travels in france during the years 1787 1788 1789 doent 1 this excerpt is adapted from.
Arthur young's travels in france during the years 1787, 1788, 1789 arthur young's travels in france during the years 1787, 1788, 1789 by arthur young,. Arthur young, an english traveller through france in 1787, reports on versailles and paris: again to versailles in viewing the king's apartment, which he had not left a quarter of an hour, with those slight traits of disorder that showed he lived in it, it was amusing to see the blackguard. Arthur young (1741-1820) was an 18th century english writer who is best known for the detailed accounts he published of his travels in england, wales, ireland and france on the eve of the revolution. Arthur young's travels in france during the years 1787, 1788, 1789 item preview.