French Revolution or Peasants' Revolt? Petitioners and Rebels in England from the Blanketeers to the Chartists
- Late Chartism in the Potteries, 1848â€“1858. Fyson, Robert // Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Apr2009, Vol. 74 Issue 1, p111
In the Potteries, as in most industrial districts, Chartism revived in 1848. Chartist activity in 1850â€“2 was centred on the Hanley People's Hall and its journal the Lever, also (until 1853) the Longton Working Men's Hall. Thereafter a hard core of thirty or forty Chartists sustained the...
- Exclusive Dealing in the Chartist Movement. Gurney, Peter // Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Apr2009, Vol. 74 Issue 1, p90
Chartism was a movement of consumers as well as producers. This article explores this hypothesis by considering the development and significance of exclusive dealing and consumers' co-operation, which grew out of this practice, for Chartists. First, the genealogy of the tactic is traced and the...
- 'Songs for the Millions': Chartist Music and Popular Aural Tradition. Bowan, Kate; Pickering, Paul A // Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Apr2009, Vol. 74 Issue 1, p44
Songs and singing, and music making more generally, are a neglected aspect of the social culture of Chartism. Many of the Chartist musings that have been treated as poetry by scholars were, in fact, lyrics for songs with identifiable melodies which drew on a rich aural tradition in popular...
- Total recall. Gregory, Rob // Building Design;9/6/2002, Issue 1546, p16
Focuses on the exhibit 'Fabrications: New Art & Urban Memory in Manchester,' at the Cube Gallery in England. Presentation of the city's collective urban consciousness; Details of the research project undertaken by the University of Manchester and showcased in the exhibit; Collaboration of...
- A United People? Leaders and Followers in a chartist Locality, 1838-1848. Hall, Robert G. // Journal of Social History;Fall2004, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p179
Most studies of Chartist democracy have overlooked the problem of leaders and followers in the localities; typically, historians have portrayed local leaders as either heroic "organic intellectuals" or alienated worker-intellectuals. This study of activists and plebeian intellectuals in...
- Popular Politics in the Late Medieval City: York and Bruges*. Liddy, Christian D.; Haemers, Jelle // English Historical Review;Aug2013, Vol. 128 Issue 533, p771
The city of York, Englandâ€™s self-titled â€˜second cityâ€™ in the late middle ages, was the site of persistent political conflict from the last quarter of the fifteenth century. The Flemish city of Bruges experienced a series of revolts in the same period. This article compares...
- Milestones in the history of organized labor. Gray, Robert T. // Nation's Business;Feb96, Vol. 84 Issue 2, p22
Presents the history of events that occurred in organized labor in the United States. Details on launch of umbrella organizations in 1866-1880; Information on rail workers strike against Pullman Company in 1894; More.
- Archive Deposits. Williams, Katherine // Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Winter98, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p324
Presents manuscripts and archival materials relating to labor history in Great Britain. Correspondence and papers of trade unionist Thomas Vincent Flynn; Tony Lane's research papers relating to Pilkington Glass; Minutes and papers from the Post Office Engineering Union.
- Badgering the Union. Martin, Paul K. // History Today;Jan94, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p9
Reflects on the creation of a new `super union' in June 1993 in England. Discussion of how Unison was created by an amalgamation of the three main public sector union. Historical information the union movement in England; `The Life of a Docker's MP,' by James Sexton; More.