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This book tells the full story of the confrontation between Chartist miners and troops in Newport in 1839--the most serious clash between people and government in modern industrial Britain--analyzing the profound impact of armed insurrection on the social and political climate of the period.
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Book Description Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1986. Soft cover. Condition: New. 9 plates plus 4 maps (illustrator). Reprint. New. Seven thousand miners from South Wales coalfields set out to march to Newport. Seller Inventory # 015137