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Peterloo, 1819

G. R. Kesteven

Peterloo, 1819

by G. R. Kesteven

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statement[by] G. R. Kesteven ; illustrated by Peter Branfield.
SeriesStudies in English history
The Physical Object
Pagination94p. :
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17910511M

Included with your Prime membership. Internationally acclaimed and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Mike Leigh portrays one of the bloodiest episodes in British history, the infamous Peterloo Massacre of , where government-backed cavalry charged into a peaceful crowd of 60, that gathered in Manchester, England to demand democratic reform. Peterloo is a British historical drama, directed and written by Mike Leigh, based on the Peterloo Massacre of The film was selected to be screened in the main competition section of the 75th Venice International Film Festival. The film received its UK premiere on 17 October , as part of the BFI London Film Festival, at HOME in Manchester. Music by: Gary Yershon.

The story of the Peterloo Massacre where British forces attacked a peaceful pro-democracy rally in Manchester. — Kenneth Chisholm An epic portrayal of the events surrounding the infamous Peterloo Massacre, where a peaceful pro-democracy rally at St Peter's Field in Manchester turned into one of the bloodiest and most notorious.   The result is a unique book published by the New Internationalist Press that vividly brings alive the story of Peterloo published in the year marking the th anniversary to take the reader back to 19th century Manchester and the bloody fight for reform.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Peterloo Massacre by Philip McKeiver Paperback Book The Fast Free Shipping at the . Peterloo is an event in our history which continues to fascinate and horrify in equal measure. I expect this view will be confirmed when the latest book on the subject arrives by post – Peterloo: The English Uprising (Robert Poole, ) I can’t wait to read it.


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Peterloo Massacre on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Peterloo Massacre Format: Paperback. MIKE LEIGH, director of the award-winning film Peterloo _____ The Peterloo Massacre is a revealing and compelling account of one of the darkest days in Britain's social history.

On 16 Augusta strong force of yeomanry and regular cavalry charged into a crowd of more thanworkers who had gathered on St Peter’s Field in Manchester Cited by: 5.

Peterloo book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. On 16 August,at St Peter's Field, Manchester, armed cavalry attacked /5. This fascinating "book of the film" - Peterloo, directed by Mike Leigh - gave some wonderful and equally disturbing insights into the events that led up 1819 book, and resulting consequences of the traumatic Peterloo in St.

Peter's Field, Manchester, on Monday 16th August /5. Return to Peterloo book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

The Peterloo massacre of is one of the landmarks of British histor 5/5. Jacqueline Riding's compelling book ties in to Mike Leigh's forthcoming film Peterloo, for which the author was historical advisor, in advance of the bicentenary of Peterloo in Read more Read less/5(15).

Peterloo massacre, public disturbance in St. Peter's Field, Manchester, England, Aug. 16,also called the Manchester massacre. A crowd of s men, women, and children were peaceably gathered under the leadership of Henry Hunt to petition Parliament for the repeal of the corn laws and for parliamentary reform.

The magistrates ordered the meeting to disband. The impetus was the so-called Peterloo Peterloo, on Augin the industrializing city of Manchester: an armed cavalry, summoned by infuriated local magistrates, charged with sabers drawn into a crowd of 60, peaceful demonstrators, murdering at least 10 and wounding hundreds more.

Peterloo Massacre, in English history, the brutal dispersal by cavalry of a radical meeting held on St. Peter’s Fields in Manchester on Aug The “massacre” (likened to Waterloo) attests to the profound fears of the privileged classes of the imminence of violent Jacobin revolution in England in the years after the Napoleonic.

Peterloo by Jacqueline Riding review – the need for working-class history This gripping, magnificent account of the St Peter’s Field massacre is a welcome reminder of the role of class Author: John Barrell. Five books on the Peterloo massacre The attack on protestors, retold in a graphic novel, ballads and witness accounts, still resonates A graphic illustration by Polyp from the book Author: Daisy Hay.

The Peterloo Massacre of August is arguably the single most significant event in the history of Manchester. It continued to resonate nationally throughout the nineteenth century, as a rallying cry for radicals, and a warning to conservatives of the dangers of unbridled democracy and 'mob rule'.

Peterloo The English Uprising Robert Poole. The definitive account of the Peterloo Massacre of in Manchester, where the English pro-democracy movement met its Waterloo; Based on over eye-witness accounts, many of them newly discovered, and on the full range of Home Office archives, including the Private and Secret papers.

There are many “Loo” books out there now, but for a long time this was a buried event to all but specialists in English history.

The British media, always ready for new story and film about Russian revolutions or French terrors, has offered little exposure to the massacre of St. Peter’s Field in August, Cited by: 1. Buy Peterloo: The Story of the Manchester Massacre by Jacqueline Riding, Mike Leigh (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(20). The Song Of Peterloo by Carolyn OBrien- published by @legendpress 🌸 This book has been published in line with the th anniversary of Peterloo. This is a book with a mixture of facts and fiction.

🌸 As you read this you find that the droid excellent and brings both the battle and its problems to life. 🌸 Prior to this book I had not /5. What was the Peterloo massacre?. On 16 Augustup to 60, working class people from the towns and villages of what is now Greater Manchester marched to St.

'The Massacre of Peterloo or Britons Strike Home' by George Cruikshank. Photograph: Spencer Arnold/Getty Images O n 16 Augusta crowd of more t gathered at.

Rise Like Lions book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Rise Like Lions book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The History and Lessons of the Peterloo Massacre of Write a review.

Serra rated it it was amazing. A great summary of events leading up to Peterloo Massacre/5. Peterloo: Witnesses to a Massacre is a serious book with a passionate excellent retelling of the brutal crushing of the protest that gave birth to the Guardian is told through the accounts of those who were there.

In August dozens of peaceful protestors were killed and hundreds injured at what became known as the Peterloo Massacre. Ruth Mather examines the origins, response and aftermath of this key early 19th century political event.

On 16 Augusta meeting of peaceful campaigners for parliamentary reform was broken up by the Manchester.A revolution worse than that of France: political radicalism in Halifax and the Peterloo massacre, Holoroyd, Paul Published by Academic Journal Offprint from: Transactions of the Halifax Antiquarian Society, Volume 7, New Series,   Buy Peterloo: The Story of the Manchester Massacre by Jacqueline Riding, Mike Leigh (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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