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Protest and the politics of space and place 1789-1848 / Katrina Navickas.

Author/creator Navickas, Katrina author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2017.
Descriptionxiv, 332 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents Preface -- Introduction -- I. Spaces of exclusion, 1789-1830. Spaces of exclusion and intrusion in the 1790s ; Defending the liberty to meet, 1795-1819 ; Peterloo and the changing definition of seditious assembly -- Vignette 1: Radical locales -- II. Spaces of the body politic in the 1830s and 1840s. Prelude : The reform crisis, 1830-2 ; Embodied spaces and violent protest ; Contesting new administrative geographies in the 1830s and 1840s -- Vignette 2 : Processions -- Constructing new spaces -- III. Region, neighbourhood and the meaning of place. The liberty of the landscape ; Rural resistance ; Making Moscows, 1839-48 -- Vignette 3 : New horizons in America -- Conclusion.
Abstract "This book examines the rise of mass movements for democracy and workers' rights in northern England. It surveys movements throughout the whole period from the first working-class radical societies in the 1790s to trade unions and Chartists in the 1840s. It focuses on protesters' use of space and defense of place"--Back cover.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages [315]-323) and index.
ISBN1526116707 (paperback)
ISBN9781526116703 (paperback)

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