An Atlas of Rural Protest in Britain 1548-1900: Volume 12 by Andrew Charlesworth

By Andrew Charlesworth

The outbreaks and collective violence coming up from the tensions present inside society have lengthy been subject matters within the research of British social background. This e-book, first released in 1983, makes an attempt to survey the full variety of those rural riots, to check and distinction them, and to attract basic conclusions.


Seventy-five maps are incorporated during this quantity, every one with an accompanying observation written by way of an expert at the specific topic. Taken jointly, the maps express how the distribution of protest replaced over the years, how specific different types of protest – riots hooked up with land, with foodstuff and with labour – altered as Britain built from a predominantly feudal to a prominently capitalist society. This name could be of curiosity to scholars of historical past.

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