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Captain Swing

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4.1 out of 5
Based on 32 Ratings and 5 Reviews

Book Description
Two of the world's great Marxist historians present a classic social history of the Great English Agricultural Uprising of 1830. For generation upon generation, the English farm laborer lived in poverty and degradation. With the onset of the Industrial Revolution, however, new forces came into play--and when capitalism swept from the cities into the countryside, tensions reached the breaking point... More
Book Information
PublisherPhoenix Press
BindingPaperback (12 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages400
Publication Date06/30/2001
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About E. J Hobsbawm (Author) : E. J Hobsbawm is a published author. Some of the published credits of E. J Hobsbawm include Captain Swing (Phoenix Press), The Age of Empire, 1875-1914 (History of Civilization).
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About George F. E. Rude (Author) : George F. E. Rude is a published author. Published credits of George F. E. Rude include Captain Swing (Phoenix Press).
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