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Chartism and the Chartists in Manchester and Salford - P. Pickering

Chartism and the Chartists in Manchester and Salford

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Published: 27th September 1995
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In 1845 Frederick Engels wrote that 'Manchester is the seat of the most powerful unions, the central point of Chartism, the place which numbers the most Socialists'. There have been many local studies of the Chartist struggle for democratic political reform, but there is no major study of the movement in the Manchester-Salford conurbation, its most important provincial centre. This book brings an innovative approach to an exploration of aspects of the Chartist experience in the 'shock city' of the industrial revolution.

List of Tables
Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations
Introduction
Chartist Manchester and Salford
'The Old Immoral World': Working Class Manchester and Salford
'A Wall of Brotherhood': The Reform Community
A Mosaic of Reform
Trades Unions and Politics
Municipal Chartism: Local Government in Manchester and Salford (1837-42)
The League, Cheap Bread and the Irish
New Moral Worlds: Co-operation, Owenism and Radical Christianity
Working Class Self-Help
'The Fustian Jackets'
Prison, Poverty and Professional Politics: A Biographical Analysis of the Local Chartist Leadership
Class Without Words: Rank and File Communication in the Chartist Movement
Keeping the Faith
Conclusion
Local Chartist Portraits
Occupational Profile of the Chartist Movement
The Chartist Banners
Notes
Bibliographic
Note
Index
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ISBN: 9780333620526
ISBN-10: 0333620526
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 294
Published: 27th September 1995
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.3 x 14.5  x 2.8
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 2