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Saturday, November 22, 2008

Podcast: Radicalism and Unrest

Podcast: Radicalism and Unrest - "From the various corresponding societies and early trade unions of the 18th century, through the Luddite and 'Swing' disturbances of the 1810s and early 1830s, to the Chartists of the late 1830s-40s, people sought to improve, or at least protect, their standards of living. But what did ordinary people really think about their world and what types of records should we be looking at in order to see how they tried - and sometimes succeeded - in changing their part of it?" - UK National Archives

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