Paris and London in the 18th Century
Studies in Popular Protest

Rude, George
Publisher:  Wm. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., London, United Kingdom
Year Published:  1970   First Published:  1952
Pages:  350pp  
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX15019

Articles relating to popular protests and revolts breaking out in Paris and London during the eighteenth century.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Introduction

Part One - Paris and London
The 'Pre-Industrial' Crowd
Society and Conflict in London and Paris in the Eighteen Century

Part Two- Paris
The Outbreak of the French Revolution
The Fall of the Bastille
The Social Composition of the Parisian Insurgents of 1789
The motives of Popular Movements in Paris during the French Revolution
Prices, Wages and Popular Movements in Paris during the French Revolution

Part Three - London
'Mother Gin' and the London Riots of 1736
Wilkes and Liberty, 1789-9
The Gordon Riots: A Study of the Rioters and their Victims
The London 'Mob' of the Eighteen Century
Collusion and Convergence in Eighteen Century English Political Action

Index

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