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Revolutionary Britannia? Reflections on the Threat of Revolution in Britain, 1789-1848 (Paperback)

Author:  Edward Royle
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0719048036
ISBN-13: 9780719048036
Sku: 211002820
Publish Date: 4/21/2009
Pages:  256
Age Range:  NA
For two generations following the overthrow of the absolutist monarchy in France in 1789 until the revolution of 1848, political upheaval broke out across Europe--except, it seems, in Britain. Why? For a century historians dismissed revolutionary outbursts as mere economic protest or the work of trouble-makers. This book takes the full measure of protest and revolution in England, from the Jacobins of the 1790s and the Luddites of 1812 to the Chartists of 1839-48. Royle challenges the assertion that "Britain was different," drawing on recent research to show how the revolutionaries were defeated by government propaganda and the strength of popular conservatism.
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