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Popular Protest and Public Order
Six Studies in British History, 1790–1920





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ISBN 9781032033594
March 15, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge
242 Pages

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Book Description

This book, first published in 1974, examines the diverse nature of popular protest in Britain. Movements varied immensely from one another in their objectives, their social composition, their tactics and the geographical milieu.

Table of Contents

1. Food Riots in England, 1792-1818 J. Stevenson  2. Patterns of Highland Discontent, 1790-1860 E. Richards  3. The General Strike of 1842 F.C. Mather  4. Riots and Public Order in the Black Country, 1835-1860 D. Philips  5. The Warwickshire County Magistracy and Public Order, c. 1830-1870 R. Quinault  6. Popular Protest and Public Order: Red Clydeside, 1915-1919 Iain McLean

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Biography

R. Quinault and J. Stevenson