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Markets, Market Culture and Popular Protest in Eighteenth-Century Britain and Ireland
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Markets, Market Culture and Popular Protest in Eighteenth-Century Britain and Ireland

Adrian Randall and Andrew Charlesworth

Abstract

This book focuses upon both urban and rural communities: towns and cities, villages and corporations, colliers and tradesmen all feature in these studies, since the market was ubiquitous and universal. How it was managed, however, varied from place to place and from time to time, and the process of management provides us with an insight into the social, political, and economic relationships of eighteenth-century Britain. Some readers will see in these chapters evidence of the heterogeneity of these relations, but others will recognise that, for all the apparent differences, on basic issues of ... More

Keywords: urban communities, rural communities, corporations, colliers, tradesmen, corn measures, turnpikes, Cider Tax, Bristol, moral economy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1996 Print ISBN-13: 9780853237006
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846317422

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Adrian Randall, editor

Andrew Charlesworth, editor

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