This is volume 3 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
PART ONE, I RADICALS AND THE REFORM BILL, 1831-2, II THE CONSTITUTION OF 1832, ELECTION PLEDGES IN 1832, iv THE REFORMED PARLIAMENT, V CORN LAW, SINECURE, AND PENSION LIST GRIEVANCES, vi END OF THE GREY GOVERNMENT, vii POOR LAW AND MUNICIPAL REFORM, vm RADICALISM FAILS TO IMPOSE ITS PROGRAMME, ix THE PEOPLE’S CHARTER AND THE NATIONAL, PETITION, X OASTLER, STEPHENS, AND FEARGUS O’CONNOR, xi FAILURE OF THE CHARTIST CONVENTION OF 1839, xii CHARTISM SURVIVES, xin PEEL’S ADVENT TO POWER, xiv THE AGITATIONS OF 1842 AND 1843, xv RADICALS AND GOVERNMENT POLICY, 1844-6, xvi PARLIAMENTARY RADICALISM AN INCREASING FORCE, xvn THE CONTINUED PRESSURE FOR INNOVATION, 1848, XVIII THE PROTECTIONIST "REACTION" OVERCOME, 1849-52, xix SUFFRAGE, EDUCATION, AND NEWSPAPER TAXATION, xx RELIGION, LANDOWNERSHIP, AND THE FAMILY, PART TWO, xxi RADICALS AND THE EMPIRE, xxn RADICALS AND FOREIGN AFFAIRS, xxiii RADICALISM AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT, xxiv THE WORLD OF LABOUR, xxv THE NEWSPAPER PRESS, xxvi RADICALISM’S SEARCH FOR LEADERSHIP AND PARTY ORGANISATION.