Voices of the People: Democracy and Chartist Political Identity, 1830i1870

Voices of the People: Democracy and Chartist Political Identity, 1830i1870

by Robert G. Hall

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780850365573
Publisher: Merlin Press Limited, The
Publication date: 10/01/2007
Series: Chartist Studies series Series
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.73(d)

About the Author

Robert G. Hall is an assistant professor of history at Ball State University–Muncie. He is a fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

Table of Contents


List of Tables     vi
Acknowledgements     viii
Introduction. Locality and Nation: Democracy and Chartist Political Identity     1
The Art and Craft of Mule Spinning: Masculinity, Skill and the Gender Division of Labour, 1790-1860     9
What is a Chartist?: Defining a Democratic Political Identity, 1838-1842     31
Myth and Reality: The Experience of Defeat, 1839-1842     63
A United People?: Leaders and Followers in a Chartist Locality, 1838-1848     85
Liberalization versus Radicalization: Some Causes and Consequences of the Decline of Chartism, 1848-1860     104
Conclusion. Chartism Remembered: William Aitken, Liberalism and the Politics of Memory     140
Tables     159
Notes     167
Index     213

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