John Wade and The Black Book

Edmund, Jim Clayson; Frow, Ruth
September 1994
Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Fall94, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p55
Academic Journal
This article focuses on the role of the book "The Black Book or Corruption Unmasked," by John Wade in the struggle for the reform of the British Parliament. Part of the struggle is to disseminate information on the cause through books, pamphlets and prints. Although little attention has been paid to the book in histories of the reform movement, its role has been recognized. The dissemination of the book was facilitated by Wade. He took the premises of the Utilitarian philosophy and applied them in the service of the unenfranchised millions.


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