Protest, Politics and Work in Rural England, 1700-1850

Author(s): 
Griffin, Carl
ISBN: 
9780230299689
Date published: 
November 2013
Paperback
Price: 
£20.99

Rural workers in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century England deployed an extensive range of resistances to defend their livelihoods and communities in the face of rapid social change. Locating protest in the wider contexts of work, poverty and landscape change, this new text offers the first critical overview of this growing area of study.