This is volume 1 of the set ^English Radicalism (1935-1961). Reissuing the epic undertaking of Dr S. Maccoby, these volumes cover the story of English Radicalism from its origins right through to its questionable end. By Combining new sources with the old and often long forgotten, the volumes provide an impressive history of radicalism and shed light on the course of English political development. The six volumes are arranged chronologically from 1762 through to the perceived end of British Radicalism in the mid-twentieth century.
Table of Contents
Chapter I " Wilkes and Liberty", 1762-4, The King and Grenville, 1764-5, in The Rockingham and Chatham Governments , IV Chatham in Eclipse, V Wilkes and his Supporters, 1768-9, VI The Agitation Spreads no VII The Opposition shoots its Bolt, VIII Falkland Islands, Press, and "Patriot Magistrates", 17 70-, IX "Patriot" Dissensions, 1771-2, X India and America, 1773-4, XI From Bad to Worse in America, 1774-5, XII American Independence declared, XIII Saratoga and the War with France, 1777-8, xiv Opposition refuses Coalition, 1778-9, xv The Demand for "Public Oeconomy", 1779-80, xvi The Gordon Riots, xvii The 1780 General Election and After xviil The War grows Intolerable, XIX Rockingham, Shelburne and Coalition, 1782-3 xx The Fox-North Coalition and its India Bill, 1783 XXI The "virtuous young Minister", 1784, XXII Pitt's first two Sessions as Majority Premier, Special Chapters.