Whigs and hunters: the origin of the Black act

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Pantheon Books, 1975 - History - 312 pages
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Identifies political and economic controversies that contributed to the formulation and passage of the notorious eighteenth-century law and assesses its consequences

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User Review  - Josh - Goodreads

A lot of details. The forests, the deer. The shires. But all worth it for the gravy at the end. Read full review

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User Review  - Seong Min - Goodreads

This is not (merely) a story of a brutal law that imposed on the helpless people; it is a story of those who tried to legitimate their rights by appropriating and circumventing the law. Read full review

Contents

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The Black Act
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WINDSOR
27
Copyright

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Thompson is a contemporary neo-Marxist. He has studied especially the development of a working-class consciousness in the early years of the Industrial Revolution.

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