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Radicalism and Reputation: The Career of Bronterre O'Brien.


Radicalism and Reputation: The Career of Bronterre O'Brien

Michael J. Turner

Michigan State University Press


378 pages




This book details the career of Bronterre OAEBrien, a leader of Chartist movement, a popular political mobilization for democracy in 19th-century Britain. The book examines OAEBrienAEs work in the context of the political, social, and economic changes of the period and describes his efforts to clarify the intellectual foundations of the Chartist movement. The author evaluates OAEBrienAEs reputation among his contemporaries and among modern historians and looks at his legacy to later radicals. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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