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The English Rebels
 
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Charles Poulsen
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The English Rebels

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В книге рассказывается о длинном ряде восстаний, бунтов, Бурных политических кампаниях в Англии, начиная от времен средневековья и кончая 1910-ми годами. Основываясь на множестве документальных источников, автор убедительно показывает, что у английского народа существует многовековая традиция движений социального протеста.
Перевод с английского С. В. Кибирского. Редакция,
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Published (first published March 1st 1984)
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John
Jul 09, 2015 John rated it it was amazing
Ok so 5 stars might just be a sign of the times but nevertheless this is a fine book all round. Poulsen was not a professional academic or historian but an Eastender, a lifelong Communist and a cabbie. And a teacher. Frankly he sounds like someone Iain Sinclair would have mentioned at some point. Cryptically.
More to the point, this is a clear and cogent history of how money, power, position and the people who revel in those things will treat those who don't possess them with staggering contempt
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Ian Chapman
Jan 09, 2015 Ian Chapman rated it it was amazing
This book tells the story of English social rebellions from the Medieval to earlier modern eras. From an indigenous viewpoint, with some bitterness and irony. The author was a Cockney Londoner apparently with connections to the pre-1960s Communist Party of Great Britain.
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