Captain Swing / Edition 1

Captain Swing / Edition 1

by Eric Hobsbawm, George Rude
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1842122355

ISBN-13: 9781842122358

Pub. Date: 07/28/2001

Publisher: Orion House

Two of the world's great Marxist historians present a classic social history of the Great English Agricultural Uprising of 1830. The English farm laborer had long lived in poverty and degradation, but with the onset of the Industrial Revolution tensions reached the breaking point. A series of revolts, known as the "Swing," shook England to its core. Here is the

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Two of the world's great Marxist historians present a classic social history of the Great English Agricultural Uprising of 1830. The English farm laborer had long lived in poverty and degradation, but with the onset of the Industrial Revolution tensions reached the breaking point. A series of revolts, known as the "Swing," shook England to its core. Here is the background of that upheaval and the people who tried to change their world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781842122358
Publisher:
Orion House
Publication date:
07/28/2001
Series:
Romantics and Revolutionaries Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
5.47(w) x 8.46(h) x 1.17(d)

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