From 1815 until the Chartist years, the movement always appeared most vigorous, consistent, and healthy at the base, and especially in ... and who, in many cases, were too obscure to do more than leave a few records of their activity in the local press or the Home Office papers. ... 1816) and the meeting itself, there had been the riots connected with the second great Spa Fields meeting of December 2nd.
|Title||:||The Making of the English Working Class|
|Author||:||Edward Palmer Thompson|
|Publisher||:||IICA - 1963|