An Atlas of Rural Protest In Britain 1548-1900

Charlesworth, Andrew (ed.)
Publisher:  University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia
Year Published:  1983
Pages:  197pp   ISBN:  9780812278538
  Dewey:  322.4/2/0941
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX15867

This volume surveys, compares, and contrasts a range of rural riots in Britain, including land protests, food riots, turnpike disturbances, militia protests, and protests by agricultural labourers. The volume includes seventy-maps which together demonstrate the shifting geography of protest, illustrating how the distribution of protest changed over time and how certain forms of protest changed as Britain developed from a feudal to a capitalist society.

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