Radicalism and Revolution in Britain,1775-1848: Essays in Honor of Malcolm I. Thomis

Radicalism and Revolution in Britain,1775-1848: Essays in Honor of Malcolm I. Thomis



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312224905
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 02/12/2000
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 5.72(w) x 8.86(h) x 0.89(d)

About the Author

Michael T. Davis is Australian Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow in History at the University of Queensland.

Table of Contents

Notes on the Contributorsviii
Introduction: 'To Grow Gently Older and Wiser' - Personal Reflections on Malcolm Thomisxi
1'The Friends of America': British Sympathy with the American Revolution1
2Two Doubting Thomases: the British Progressive Enlightenment and the French Revolution30
3The Political Showman at Home: Reflections on Popular Radicalism and Print Culture in the 1790s41
4The Pop-Gun Plot, 179456
5John Thelwall's Political Ambivalence: Reform and Revolution69
6Wondering about Wonders: Paine, Constancio and The Age of Reason, 1794-9784
7The United Irishmen and the Politics of Banishment, 1798-180796
8'Good for the Public Example': Daniel Isaac Eaton, Prosecution, Punishment and Recognition, 1793-1812110
9A Loyal Englishman?: John Lloyd and Aspects of Oath-taking in 1812133
10Spreading the Radical Word: the Circulation of William Hone's 1817 Liturgical Parodies143
11Political Economy and Popular Education: Thomas Hodgskin and the London Mechanics' Institute, 1823-8157
12'Rural War' and the Missing Revolution in Early Nineteenth-century England176
13Whiggery and America: Accommodating the Radical Threat191
14Controlling the Riots: Dickens, Barnaby Rudge and Romantic Revolution207
Malcolm I. Thomis: a Bibliography228
Tabula Gratulatoria230

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