Manchester Region History Review
- REASSESSING PETERLOO. Lawson, Philip // History Today;Mar88, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p24
Presents a re-examination of the Peterloo massacre at St. Peter's Fields in Manchester, England on August 16, 1819. Opposing claims made by the protesters and the government; Account on the event by constable Robert Mutrie; Issues raised by scholars of Peterloo.
- Jonathan Sale's socialist almanack. // New Statesman;8/16/96, Vol. 125 Issue 4297, p35
Commemorates the Peterloo Massacre on August 16, 1819. Historical background; Modern perception of the event.
- REFIGURING JEMIMA: GENDER, WORK AND POLITICS IN LANCASHIRE 1770-1820. Custer, Paula // Past & Present;May2007, Vol. 195 Issue 1, p127
The article takes a look at the radical movement that produced the famous 'Peterloo massacre' of August 1819 in Lancashire, England, and how it was experienced by women and men in different ways. Catherine Hall's article "The Tale of Samuel and Jemima" is based upon Samuel Bamford's classic...
- The Suppression of Samuel Bamford's Peterloo Poems. Gardner, John // Romanticism;2007, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p145
The article presents an exploration of the poetry of Samuel Bamford depicting the Peterloo massacre of August 16, 1819. The historical and political elements of the event are outlined. The author suggests that a reading of Bamford's poetry betrays a political ideology more militant than common...
- THE MARCH T PETERLOO: POLITICS AND FESTIVITY IN LATE GEORGIAN ENGLAND. Poole, Robert // Past & Present;Aug2006, Vol. 192 Issue 1, p109
The article features the Peterloo massacre. James Dyson, a neighbor from Middleton, described the march to Peterloo as a kind of festive village outing which seemed impossible to reconcile with the picture of a threatening military-style descent on Manchester which the prosecution had presented...
- CONSERVING THE PEOPLE'S HISTORY: LESSONS FROM MANCHESTER AND SALFORD. Pickering, Paul A. // Humanities Research;2001, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p6
Focuses on a public meeting to demand reform of the British political system, held in Saint Peter's Fields, Manchester in England on August 16, 1819. Celebration of the fourth anniversary of the battle of Waterloo in 1819; Creation of a monument in commemoration of orator Henry Hunt, organizer...
- The Peterloo Massacre. Belchem, John // Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Winter90, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p55
Reviews the book "The Peterloo Massacre," by Robert Reid.
- Reinterpreting Peterloo. Poole, Robert // Teaching History;Dec2007, Issue 129, p20
The article relates the author's views on the massacre at Saint (St) Peter's Field in Manchester, England, on August 16, 1819. He states that it was known in the press as Peterloo, representing the suffering caused by the industrial revolution. He states that the incident deserves to be...
- The Peterloo Massacre, 1819. COOPER, CHRIS // Medal News;Aug2013, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p30
The article features the Peterloo medal as one of orders, decorations and medals collections of the National Army Museum in London, England. The Peterloo medal commemorates a massacre after tension arose at a meeting on the call for the repeal of Corn Laws in Manchester, England in 1819. Among...