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Unrespectable Radicals? [electronic resource] : Popular Politics in the Age of Reform.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780754656197Publication details: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2008.ISBN:
  • 9780754692256
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: No title; Print version:: Unrespectable Radicals? : Popular Politics in the Age of ReformDDC classification:
  • 320.53094109033
LOC classification:
  • HN49.R3U67 2008
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Contents:
Cover; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Foreword; Preface; Introduction: History as Innovation: The Work of Iain McCalman; 1 Unrespectable and Reluctant Radical: Benjamin Franklin as a Revolutionary; 2 The Mob Club? The London Corresponding Society and the Politics of Civility in the 1790s; 3 The Magician No Conjuror: Robert Merry and the Political Alchemy of the 1790s; 4 The Theatre of Crim. Con.: Thomas Erskine, Adultery and Radical Politics in the 1790s; 5 Loyalty in an Age of Conspiracy: The Oath-Filled Civil War in Ireland 1795-1799; 6 Horrid Sympathy
7 Class, Gender and British Elections, 1794-18188 The Military Committee and the United Irishmen, 1798-1803; 9 The Radical Underworld Goes Colonial: P.F. McCallum's Travels in Trinidad; 10 Islam on the Romantic Period Stage: Hyder Ali, Tippoo Saib and Beyond the Captivity Narrative; 11 The 'She-Champion of Impiety': A Case Study of Female Radicalism; 12 Betrayal and Exile: A Forgotten Chartist Experience; Index;
Summary: This book brings together an international team of experienced scholars to honour Iain McCalman for his contribution to the field of British studies and to further explore the concepts and subjects he pioneered. Each of the contributors has been invited to take part in this volume and has submitted an original essay on the assigned topic, ensuring that the entire volume presents a focused and coherent review of popular politics, from the meeting rooms of a reform society and the theatre stage, to the forum of the courtroom and the depths of prison.
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Cover; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Foreword; Preface; Introduction: History as Innovation: The Work of Iain McCalman; 1 Unrespectable and Reluctant Radical: Benjamin Franklin as a Revolutionary; 2 The Mob Club? The London Corresponding Society and the Politics of Civility in the 1790s; 3 The Magician No Conjuror: Robert Merry and the Political Alchemy of the 1790s; 4 The Theatre of Crim. Con.: Thomas Erskine, Adultery and Radical Politics in the 1790s; 5 Loyalty in an Age of Conspiracy: The Oath-Filled Civil War in Ireland 1795-1799; 6 Horrid Sympathy

7 Class, Gender and British Elections, 1794-18188 The Military Committee and the United Irishmen, 1798-1803; 9 The Radical Underworld Goes Colonial: P.F. McCallum's Travels in Trinidad; 10 Islam on the Romantic Period Stage: Hyder Ali, Tippoo Saib and Beyond the Captivity Narrative; 11 The 'She-Champion of Impiety': A Case Study of Female Radicalism; 12 Betrayal and Exile: A Forgotten Chartist Experience; Index;

This book brings together an international team of experienced scholars to honour Iain McCalman for his contribution to the field of British studies and to further explore the concepts and subjects he pioneered. Each of the contributors has been invited to take part in this volume and has submitted an original essay on the assigned topic, ensuring that the entire volume presents a focused and coherent review of popular politics, from the meeting rooms of a reform society and the theatre stage, to the forum of the courtroom and the depths of prison.