Social Unrest and Popular Protest in England, 1780-1840 / Edition 1

Social Unrest and Popular Protest in England, 1780-1840 / Edition 1

by John E. Archer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521576563

ISBN-13: 9780521576567

Pub. Date: 11/02/2000

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

John E. Archer examines the diversity of protest from 1780 to 1840. This book covers all forms of protest, including the Gordon Riots of 1780, food riots, Luddism, the radical political reform movement and Peterloo in 1819. It also includes the less well researched anti-enclosure, anti-New Poor Law riots, arson and other forms of "terroristic" action, up to the

Overview

John E. Archer examines the diversity of protest from 1780 to 1840. This book covers all forms of protest, including the Gordon Riots of 1780, food riots, Luddism, the radical political reform movement and Peterloo in 1819. It also includes the less well researched anti-enclosure, anti-New Poor Law riots, arson and other forms of "terroristic" action, up to the advent of Chartism in the 1830s. Archer's concise study of popular protest provides a unique perspective on the social history and conditions of this crucial period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521576567
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/02/2000
Series:
New Studies in Economic and Social History Series, #41
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
124
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.28(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: historiography, sources and methods; 2. Agricultural protest; 3. Food riots; 4. Industrial protest; 5. Political protest; 6. Policing protest; 7. A revolutionary challenge?; 8. Conclusion.

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