Protest, politics and work in rural England, 1700-1850

Griffin, Carl (2014) Protest, politics and work in rural England, 1700-1850. Social History in Perspective . Palgrave, Basingstoke. ISBN 9780230299689

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Abstract

Rural workers in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century England were not passive victims in the face of rapid social change. Carl J. Griffin shows that they deployed an extensive range of resistances to defend their livelihoods and communities. Locating protest in the wider contexts of work, poverty and landscape change, this new text offers the first critical overview of this growing area of study.

Item Type: Book
Schools and Departments: School of Global Studies > Geography
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DA History of Great Britain > DA020 England
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Depositing User: Carl Griffin
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2014 15:26
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2014 15:26
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/47404
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