The People's Charter: Democratic Agitation in Early Victorian Britain
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BeschreibungHostile members of Parliament, police spies, mass arrests, picked juries, and unsanitary jails--working people in the United Kingdom faced such perils during the early Victorian period and responded by organizing the Chartist movement, a democratic and social campaign documented in this collection of essays. Attention is given to the regional incarnations of the movement and important Chartist lectures. A glossary of historical references and notes on further reading are also provided.
PortraitStephen Roberts is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and is affiliated to the Institute for Advanced Research in Arts & Social Sciences at the University of Birmingham, He is a full time history teacher and researcher.
Untertitel: 'Chartist Studies'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: MERLIN PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2004
Seitenanzahl: 256 Seiten