Captain Swing

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Pantheon Books, 1968 - Agricultural laborers - 384 pages
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"The Duke of Wellington later boasted of having hunted down Hampshire rioters like game or cattle: I induced the magistrates to put themselves on horseback, each at the head of his own servants and ... Read full review

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An excellent survey of the causes and effects of the discontent in rural England in 1830. It describes the typical repression used by the ruling classes whenever property was threatened - of some 2000 ... Read full review


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Agricultural England
The Rural Poor

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