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history of the Chartist movement from its commencement down to the present time. by Robert George Gammage

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Published by Holyoake & Co.; [etc., etc.] in London .
Written in English


  • Chartism

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StatementWith an appendix. By R. G. Gammage. Part I.
The Physical Object
Pagination450 p.
Number of Pages450
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18576245M

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Chartism, workingmen's political reform movement in Great Britain, – It derived its name from the People's Charter, a document published in May, , that called for voting by ballot, universal male suffrage, annual Parliaments, equal electoral districts, no property qualifications for members of Parliament, and payment of members.   Chartism, British working-class movement for parliamentary reform named after the People’s Charter, a bill drafted by the London radical William Lovett in May It contained six demands: universal manhood suffrage, equal electoral districts, vote by ballot, annually elected Parliaments, payment of members of Parliament, and abolition of the property qualifications for . Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: West, Julius, History of the Chartist movement. London, Constable $ Co. Ltd. [].   By John Westmoreland for The Dignity of Chartism is a book of great relevance for today. In the years , at the height of the Chartist struggle, capitalism was in its youth. Today it is in its dotage. The neoliberal free-market doctrine was and is the dogma of both eras. The mass eruptions we see today, as with Chartism then, are a result of the relentless pursuit of.

“An essential document for the study of the Chartist Movement.”— Times Literary Supplement “An essential document of the movement, and the text from which all other histories must begin.” —E. P. Thompson, author, The Making of the English Working Class and Poverty of TheoryAuthor: R. G. Gammage.   Chartism: A New History is the only book to offer in-depth coverage of the entire chronological spread () of this pivotal movement and to consider its rich and varied history in full. Based throughout on original research (including newly discovered material) this is a vivid and compelling narrative of a movement which mobilised three /5(6). Additional Physical Format: Online version: West, Julius, History of the Chartist movement. New York, A.M. Kelley, (OCoLC) Preview this book» What people are History of the Chartist Movement, Robert George Gammage Snippet view - History of the Chartist Movement, Robert George Gammage No preview available - View all».

It answers this question by analysing the interplay between politics, aesthetics and history in the aftermath of the Newport insurrection (), during the mass strikes of and the year of European revolutions (). Additionally, the book theorizes poetry's political agency and examines the critical history of Chartist poetry. OUR HISTORY 1 The Peoples Charter Published in for the London Men’s Associa - tion by Henry Hetherington, this was the founding document of the Chartist movement. The main part of the Charter comprises the outline of an Act for the just representation of the People of Great Britain and Ireland in the Commons Houses of Parliament, em -File Size: 2MB.   Chartism: A New History certainly does not suggest that 10 April was the point that the movement collapsed. But it does argue that the NCA executive (distracted by events in Paris) mismanaged the Petition campaign; and this, coupled with O'Connor’s misjudged handling of the Petition’s reception in the Commons, undermined the. Professor Rosenblatt’s The Chartist Movement was the first serious study of Chartism, using the techniques of modern scholarship, to appear in English. The book comprises a detailed account of the history of the movement, dealing mainly with the period from until the Chartist riots at Newport, South Wales, in November