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Ernest Jones, Chartism, and the Romance of Politics 1819-1869 Hardcover – 2 Jan 2003


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  • Hardcover: 300 pages
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford (2 Jan 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0198207298
  • ISBN-13: 978-0198207290
  • Product Dimensions: 2 x 21.3 x 13.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,511,918 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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ON A STORMY Saturday afternoon at the end of January 1869 thousands of mourners and spectators thronged the rain-swept streets of central Manchester to watch the slow passage of the funeral cortege of Ernest Jones, the last of the Chartist leaders. Read the first page
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Jon on 24 April 2010
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This excellent biography of Ernest Jones analyses his role in late Chartism, but more particularly examines his invention of his own aristocratic romantic persona. The end result is not unsympathetic, revealing a complex character who certainly made sacrifices in order to serve the working man, though his interpretation of the political scene in the late 1840s to 1860s was backward looking. He tended to see the land as the main form of wealth and, in spite of his links to Marx and Engels, failed to look forward sufficiently to the dominant nature of industrial society. In this however he shared much with Morris and other Socialists of the late nineteenth century.
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