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Protest and the Politics of Space and Place, 1789-1848

Katrina Navickas


This book is a wide-ranging survey of the development of mass movements for democracy and workers’ rights in northern England. It surveys movements throughout the whole period, from the first working-class radical societies of the 1790s to trade unions in the 1830s and Chartists and Owenite socialists in the 1840s. It offers a provocative narrative of the privatisation of public space and workers’ dispossession from place, with parallels for contemporary debates about protests in public space and democracy and anti-globalisation movements. Space and place are central to the strategies and mean ... More

Keywords: Protest, Social movements, Chartism, Radicalism, Space, Politics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780719097058
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719097058.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Katrina Navickas, author
University of Hertfordshire