The Last Rising: The Newport Chartist Insurrection of 1839
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The Last Rising: The Newport Chartist Insurrection of 1839

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The Chartist movement is a core area of study in many history syllabuses. This book details the last of the Chartist insurrections in 1839. It looks at the full story of the rising, its origins and its aftermath, and analyzesthe profound impact of armed insurrectionon the social and political climate of the period. When the people of the coalfield took up the banner of Cha...more
Paperback, 273 pages
Published March 12th 1999 by University of Wales Press (first published March 21st 1985)
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Thorough and informative. A good companion to the Wilks book; recommend reading them together.
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