By Iorwerth Prothero
First released in 1979, this booklet used to be the 1st, full-length examine of working-class pursuits in London among 1800 and the beginnings of Chartism within the later 1830s. The leaders and rank and dossier in those pursuits have been nearly normally artisans, and this ebook examines the location of the expert artisan in politics.
Starting from the social beliefs, outlook and the adventure of the London artisan, Dr Prothero describes alternate union, political, co-operative, academic and highbrow events within the first 40 years of the century. atmosphere a scene of alternating progress and contraction in exchange, successive antagonistic governments and the expanding articulation of working-class cognizance the writer exhibits that artisans may be no much less militant, radical or anti-capitalist than different teams of operating category men.
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