King mob: the story of Lord George Gordon and the riots of 1780
I juni 1780 var London i hænderne på en hensynsløs, fordrukken og desperat befolkningsgruppe. Bogen fortæller om denne periode og om hvorledes problemet blev løst, baseret på aviser, dokumenter og retssager hentet fra British Museum, the Inner Temple Library, the Bodleian Library og Public Record Office.
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THE MAD SCOTCHMAN I
THE ANVIL OF HOME
A MEAN SET OF PEOPLE
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