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Loyalism and Radicalism in Lancashire, 1798-1815

Katrina Navickas

Abstract

This book offers insights into the complicated dynamics between radicalism, loyalism, and patriotism during the later part of the French Revolution and during the Napoleonic wars. It provides an account of popular politics in Lancashire from 1798 to 1815. Using a variety of sources from letters and diaries to broadside ballads, this book emphasizes Lancashire's distinctive political culture and its status at the heart of the industrial revolution. This region witnessed some of the most intense, disruptive, and violent popular politics in this period and beyond. Particularly active groups emerg ... More

Keywords: Lancashire, radicalism, loyalism, patriotism, Britishness, regional identity, Napoleonic wars, popular politics, Luddites

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780199559671
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559671.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Katrina Navickas, author
Lecturer in British History, University of Edinburgh
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