London: Croom Helm / St Martin's Press, 1983.
Hardcover. Very Good with no dust jacket. Item #6314
Library stamps/marks/labels/pocket, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover.; "This study focuses primarily on the early Industrial Revolution (c1780-1820), a period which has received less attention than the later Industrial Revolution." - Preface. Contents: Preface; 1. Debate over the "Working Class"; 2. People and Industry; 3. Local Governance; 4. Cotton Workers; 5. The Skilled and the Unskilled; 6. The Rise of Jacobinism; 7. The Handloom Weavers; 8. The Year of the Luddites; 9. Weavers, Radicals and the March of the Blanketeers; 10. The Peterloo Era; 11. The Fragmentation of the Workers' Movements; 12. Conclusion; Notes; Select Bibliography of Primary Sources; Index. ; Ex-Library; 348 pages.