Crowds and History: Mass Phenomena in English Towns, 1790-1835 / Edition 1

Crowds and History: Mass Phenomena in English Towns, 1790-1835 / Edition 1

by Mark Harrison
     
 

A fresh look at the crowd in relation to the urbanising process and the civic culture it inspired.See more details below

Overview

A fresh look at the crowd in relation to the urbanising process and the civic culture it inspired.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521520133
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/20/2002
Series:
Past and Present Publications Series
Edition description:
First Paperback Edition
Pages:
380
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; List of figures, maps and tables; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Part I. Theory and Method: 1. The crowd and history: problems of historiography; 2. The crowd in history: problems of definition and method; Part II. Patterns, Procedures and Power: 3. Introduction: the ordering of the urban environment; 4. Contexts for crowds in four towns: Bristol, Liverpool, Norwich and Manchester; 5. Time, work and the occurrence of crowds; 6. Symbolism, ritual and the location of crowds; 7. Masses and masses: the language of crowd description; Part III. Cases, Causes and Contingencies: 8. Introduction: corporate bodies; 9. Meetings and elections; 10. Celebration and ceremonial; 11. Riot and revolt; 12. Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

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