The Chartist Legacy

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This volume comprises 11 essays written by leading scholars of the Chartist Movement preceded by a foreword by Asa Briggs who previously edited a similar collection, Chartist Studies (1959). With contributions from political, social and literary historians based in Britain, Australia and the United States, this is truly a multi-disciplinary and wide-ranging collection. The book includes studies of: the pre-history of the six points, oratory, poetry, journalism, transportation and the later career of Feargus O’Connor. The Chartist Legacy is an indispensable volume for all students of Chartism.

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“Thoroughly research . . . uniformly clear and well written, and in some cases break new and exciting ground.”  —English Historial Review
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