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Thomas Cooper

Timothy Larsen

in Crisis of Doubt: Honest Faith in Nineteenth-Century England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199287871
eISBN:
9780191713422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287871.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Thomas Cooper was a Methodist preacher as a young man. His radical politics as a Chartist led to a time of prison. He became a leading, popular, freethinking lecturer who was particularly influenced ... More


Introduction

Miles Taylor

in Ernest Jones, Chartism, and the Romance of Politics 1819-1869

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207290
eISBN:
9780191717277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207290.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book tells the life of Ernest Jones from birth to death, with the aim of reconstituting a plausible account of his activities, speeches, and writings. It serves as a corrective to the wilder ... More


Karl, or Literary Life in London, 1839–1845

Miles Taylor

in Ernest Jones, Chartism, and the Romance of Politics 1819-1869

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207290
eISBN:
9780191717277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207290.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the summer of 1838 the Jones family — Charles, Charlotte, and the then nineteen-year old Ernest — sailed back to London. Their return was closely connected to the fact that Ernest was soon to come ... More


The Poet as Patriot, 1846–1848

Miles Taylor

in Ernest Jones, Chartism, and the Romance of Politics 1819-1869

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207290
eISBN:
9780191717277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207290.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In January 1846, Ernest Jones began the move which led him from the fringes of the London literary scene and the bar to centre-stage in the Chartist movement. Chartist poetry of the 1840s represented ... More


The Poor Man’s Editor 1850–1859

Miles Taylor

in Ernest Jones, Chartism, and the Romance of Politics 1819-1869

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207290
eISBN:
9780191717277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207290.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Ernest Jones entered a changed political landscape in England upon his release from prison. In defeat many of the Chartist leaders had turned to a more socialist-sounding agenda: ‘the Charter and ... More


Epilogue

Miles Taylor

in Ernest Jones, Chartism, and the Romance of Politics 1819-1869

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198207290
eISBN:
9780191717277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207290.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Ernest Jones might well have ended up out of place in the world of later Victorian radical liberalism, but as this book has tried to show he caught the mood of the moment during the twilight years of ... More


Novelty fair: British visual culture between Chartism and the Great Exhibition

Jo Briggs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719089640
eISBN:
9781526109590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089640.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

First performed on 21 May 1850, the satirical play Novelty Fair; or Hints for 1851 opened at almost exactly the middle of the 19th century. Its plot juxtaposes 1848, Chartism and republicanism, with ... More


The Prelude: 1820–1850

Stephen Gill

in Wordsworth's Revisitings

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199268771
eISBN:
9780191730832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268771.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

Wordsworth worked over The Prelude once more in 1832. This chapter discusses the major revisions which, reflecting the poet’s anxiety over Reform, involved revisiting his earlier radicalism and ... More


The Revival of Radicalism, 1807–15

Katrina Navickas

in Loyalism and Radicalism in Lancashire, 1798-1815

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199559671
eISBN:
9780191721120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559671.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter charts the revival of political agitation from 1806. It was a revival on a scale not seen since the early 1790s and much earlier than historians of the postwar ‘mass platform’ have ... More


Popular Virtue: Continuity and Change in Radical Moral Politics, 1820-70

Tom Scriven

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526114754
eISBN:
9781526128164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114754.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Popular virtue is the first in-depth study of the complicated and shifting trajectory of the moral politics of working-class Radicalism between 1820 and the 1860s. During this period popular ... More


The Dissenters

Michael R. Watts

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229681
eISBN:
9780191678905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229681.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The expansion of Evangelical Nonconformity was one of the most important developments in English and Welsh history in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. In eighty years the number of ... More


The Turning Point

Marc Mulholland

in Bourgeois Liberty and the Politics of Fear: From Absolutism to Neo-Conservatism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653577
eISBN:
9780191744594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653577.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Ideas

It is explained how Chartism in Britain signalled the emergence of the working class as a major political force: Chartism is repressed and appeased to defeat. Marx's response to the Prussian United ... More


The Decline of British Radicalism, 1847–1860

Miles Taylor

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204824
eISBN:
9780191676413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204824.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This book is a study of British radicalism in the years between the collapse of Chartism in 1848 and the advent of Gladstonian liberalism in the 1860s. It explains how and why radicalism lost its ... More


Introduction

Miles Taylor

in The Decline of British Radicalism, 1847–1860

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204824
eISBN:
9780191676413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204824.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

This book explores the rise and fall of British radical politics between the general election of 1847 and the first year of Lord Palmerston's third and final ministry 1859–60. The introduction of the ... More


The Aftermath of Chartism

Miles Taylor

in The Decline of British Radicalism, 1847–1860

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204824
eISBN:
9780191676413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204824.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

What was novel about Chartism was the ability of the movement to unite large sections of the working population around this older agenda. Chartism did not profess revolutionary aims. The movement's ... More


Efficiency, Labour, and Politics

Harry Hendrick

in Images of Youth

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217824
eISBN:
9780191678295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217824.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the efficiency and political issues relevant to male adolescent workers in Great Britain during the 1800s. The behaviour of young workers had long been a cause of friction and ... More


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

Katrina Navickas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097058
eISBN:
9781526104144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097058.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

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 ... More


Processions

Katrina Navickas

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097058
eISBN:
9781526104144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097058.003.0014
Subject:
History, Social History

This vignette examines the procession as a form of politics on the move. It compares civic, patriotic and radical processions in Manchester and Leeds, showing how their routes were shaped by ... More


Contesting new administrative geographies in the 1830s and 1840s

Katrina Navickas

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097058
eISBN:
9781526104144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097058.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

Excluded from the civic body politic, radicals found new opportunities to enter it in the 1830s. This chapter examines how different groups contested not just the spaces of political meeting or the ... More


Constructing new spaces

Katrina Navickas

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

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097058
eISBN:
9781526104144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097058.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

With greater longevity and funding than their predecessors, radicals were able to move beyond ‘spaces of making do’. This chapter examines how Owenite socialists, Chartists, trades unions and the ... More


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