Peterloo: The English Uprising
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Published By OUP Oxford
ISBN : 9780198783466
Category : British History
Format : Hardback
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Carefully researched, this is a comprehensive and clearly argued book which has much to tell us about social, economic and political conditions in the early 19th century. (Andy Hedgecock, Morning Star)

Robert Poole was immensely helpful to us with our preparation of our film 'Peterloo'. Now his encyclopaedic knowledge and deep understanding appears in what will become the definitive book on the subject. (Mike Leigh, Director Peterloo)

In this gripping and moving book Robert Poole gives us what will surely come to be seen as the definitive account of this never to be forgotten turning point in British political history. (Michael Wood, Professor of Public History, University of Manchester)

Robert Poole is a Manchester-based historian and writer and historical consultant to the Peterloo commemoration programme, He is co-author of the graphic novel Peterloo: Witnesses to a Massacre (2019) and author of several historical books and articles in journals ranging from Past and Present to Technology and Culture.


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