By Kit de Waal,Alexei Sayle,David Constantine,Matthew Holness,Stuart Evers,Sara Maitland,Laura Hird,Courttia Newland,Jacob Ross,Juliet Jacques
For a state that introduced the area Chartism, the Suffragettes, the Tolpuddle Martyrs, and such a lot of different grassroots social events, Britain hardly celebrates its lengthy, nice culture of individuals power.
In this well timed and evocative assortment, twenty authors have assembled to re-imagine key moments of British protest, from the Peasants’ insurrection of 1381 to the anti-Iraq warfare demo of 2003. Written in shut session with historians, sociologists and eyewitnesses – who additionally give a contribution afterwords – those tales stick to fictional characters stuck up in real-life struggles, providing a streetlevel viewpoint at the noble paintings of resistance.
In the age of faux information and post-truth politics this booklet fights fiction with (well researched, traditionally actual) fiction.
Protests contain the Peasants rebellion, ballot Tax Riots, Anti-Iraq conflict Demo and lots of more...
Featuring tales by means of Sandra Alland, Martyn Bedford, Kate Clanchy, David Constantine, Frank Cottrell Boyce, equipment de Waal, Stuart Evers, Maggie Gee, Michelle eco-friendly, Andy Hedgecock, Laura Hird, Matthew Holness, Juliet Jacques, Sara Maitland, Courttia Newland, Holly Pester, Joanna Quinn, Francesca Rhydderch, Jacob Ross & Alexei Sayle.
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No matter what occurred to British protest? For a kingdom that introduced the area Chartism, the Suffragettes, the Tolpuddle Martyrs, and such a lot of different grassroots social activities, Britain hardly celebrates its lengthy, nice culture of individuals energy. during this well timed and evocative assortment, twenty authors have assembled to re-imagine key moments of British protest, from the Peasants’ riot of 1381 to the anti-Iraq conflict demo of 2003.
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