Peterloo: what actually happened?

Poole, Robert (2009) Peterloo: what actually happened? In: Manchester Histories Festival, 21 March 2009, Town Hall, Manchester, UK. (Unpublished) Full text not available from this repository.

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Abstract

Robert Poole teaches history at the University of Cumbria. He has worked at several other North West universities and is an accomplished broadcaster. His writings span a wide variety of variety of intriguing topics; from the Lancashire Witches in the 1600s, to the history of the first views of Earth from space (see www.earthrise.org.uk). Robert is now working on Manchester's 'Peterloo massacre' of 1819, a key event in the development of modern democracy. He is also writing a biography of the radical Samuel Bamford (1788-1872), who was involved with Peterloo. This work is connected with a project to make available online the Home Office Disturbances papers in the National Archives, and with the local effort to create a monument to Peterloo. Learn what happened in 1819, and why it should be commemorated.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Departments: Faculty of Education, Arts and Business > Institute of the Arts > Humanities
Pre 2016 Departments: Faculty of Education, Arts and Business > Arts and Humanities
Depositing User: Insight Administrator
Date Deposited: 23 Nov 2010 11:35
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2017 12:31
URI: http://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/749

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