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Understanding Popular Violence in the English Revolution The Colchester Plunderers

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ISBN-10: 0521022703

ISBN-13: 9780521022705

Edition: 2005

Authors: John Walter, Lyndal Roper

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This is a critical re-evaluation of one of the best-known episodes of crowd action in the English Revolution. People in their thousands invaded and plundered the houses of the landed classes in the so-called Stour Valley Riots.
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Book details

List price: $86.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/10/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 376
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298

John Walter is a respected authority on all aspects of weaponry.

CRIS BEAM is a journalist who has written for several national magazines as well as for public radio. She has an MFA in nonfiction from Columbia University and teaches creative writing at Columbia and the New School. She lives in New York.Lyndal Roper is professor of history at the University of Oxford and a fellow of Balliol College.

Introduction
The Event
An event and its history
The attacks
Contextualising the Crowd
Contextualising crowd actions I: the micro-politics of the attack on
Contextualising crowd actions II: the high politics of the attack on
The confessional crowd I: the attack on ministers
The confessional crowd II: the attack on Catholics
Reading the Crowd
Reading the crowds I: cloth and class
Reading the crowds II: anti-popery and popular parliamentarianism
Conclusion