The Making of the English Working Class

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IICA, 1970 - Labor - 958 pages
 

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Contents

THE LIBERTY TREE
15
Christian and Apollyon
26
THE CURSE OF ADAM
187
The Field Labourers
213
Artisans and Others
234
1x The Weavers 269
269
The Transforming Power of the Cross
350
Community
401
Demagogues and Martyrs
603
Problems of Leadership
607
Hampden Clubs
631
Brandreth and Oliver
649
Peterloo
669
The Cato Street Conspiracy
700
Class Consciousness
711
William Cobbett
746

THE WORKINGCLASS PRESENCE
449
Radical Westminster
451
An Army of Redressers
472
The Opaque Society
484
The Laws against Combination
497
Croppers and Stockingers
517
Sherwood Lads
552
By Order of the Trade
575
Carlile Wade and Gast
762
Owenism
779
A Sort of Machine
807
Bibliographical Note
833
Acknowledgements
837
Index
838
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