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Bunch of carrots Your annual subscription to the BAHS gives you two issues of Agricultural History Review, as well as any supplements we publish during the year, and two issues of Rural History Today. You also have exclusive online access to the most recent three years' issues of Agricultural History Review.
Individual subscribers are also entitled to vote at the AGM and to apply for grants to support conferences and other initiatives. Institutional and library subscribers can give online access to the most recent three years' issues of Agricultural History Review to their affiliates, as described in our terms and conditions.

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Annual subscription for individual UK members is £20.

There is a concessionary rate of £5 for UK students not in full-time employment and UK residents who are registered unemployed.

Annual subscription for individual members in Europe is £30, and the rest of the world, £40 (reflecting differences in postage).

Annual subscription for libraries and other institutions is £100.

The BAHS is a charity

Compare the annual UK subscription of £20 with the average cost of a three-course restaurant meal excluding drinks and gratuity, which in 2017 was nearly £30!

Or the average cost of a theatre ticket, which in 2016 was about £25.

Not to mention the cost of most academic books...

Now you may feel that all these things are over-priced, but we think the BAHS membership subscription is really good value – and it helps to promote and support Agricultural and Rural History.

Annual subscriptions support our publications, newsletters, online forums, the online library, the Thirsk Prize, the ‘Work in Progress’ list, and links to rural museums and related societies and organisations.

If you’re not ready to pay an annual subscription, please keep in touch by signing up for our email newsletter.

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