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Social unrest and popular protest in England, 1780-1840

Author: John E Archer
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Series: New studies in economic and social history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This textbook covers all forms of protest, including the Gordon Riots of 1780, food riots, Luddism, the radical political reform movement, anti-enclosure, anti-New Poor Law riots, and arson, up to the advent of Chartism in the 1830s. John E. Archer provides a concise and up-to-date introduction to this crucial topic.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Archer, John E.
Social unrest and popular protest in England, 1780-1840.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000
(DLC) 00028955
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John E Archer
ISBN: 051106571X 9780511065712 0511067844 9780511067846 0511116519 9780511116513 9780511612299 051161229X
OCLC Number: 179153993
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 110 pages).
Contents: Introduction: historiography, sources and methods --
Agricultural protest --
Food riots --
Industrial protest --
Political protest --
Policing protest --
A revolutionary challenge?
Series Title: New studies in economic and social history.
Responsibility: prepared for the Economic History Society by John E. Archer.

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An examination of protest from the Gordon Riots of 1780 up to Chartism in the 1830s, first published in 2000.  Read more...
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'... excellent review of the current state of research into the phenomena of social unrest and popular protest in England in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries ... this is a book to Read more...

 
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