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Author Cobbett, William, 1763-1835.
Title Works. Selections. 2013
The opinions of William Cobbett / edited by James Grande, John Stevenson and Richard Thomas.
Imprint Farnham, Surrey, UK : Ashgate Publishing Limited, [2013]
©2013

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Subject Cobbett, William, 1763-1835.
Politicians -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Journalists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1789-1820.
Alt Name Grande, James, 1984-
Stevenson, John, 1946-
Thomas, Richard H.
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cobbett's early life and progress -- Corruption -- Patriotism and nationalism -- Parliamentary reform -- Villains and pet hates -- Sound money and cottage economy -- Religion, medievalism and the gothic -- Love and marriage -- Poverty and the poor laws -- America -- Scotland and Ireland -- Agriculture, commerce and industry -- Literature, sensibility and the romantics.
Summary Politician, journalist, reformer, convict, social commentator and all-round thorn in the side of the establishment, Cobbett had a talent for controversial and pugnacious writing that echoes down the centuries and still rings fresh today. Commemorating the 250th anniversary of Cobbett's birth in 1763, this book provides a selection of his writings - both published and unpublished - that highlight his talents, obsessions, and concerns. This book not only brings to life the dynamic and rumbustious world of Georgian England within which Cobbett moved, but also reveals many uncanny parallels with m.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781409464334 (electronic bk.)
1409464334 (electronic bk.)
1306280850
9781306280853
1409464342
9781409464341
9781409464327 (print)
9781409464341 (epub)
OCLC # 861692775
Additional Format Print version: Cobbett, William, 1763-1835. Works. Selections. Opinions of William Cobbett 9781409464327 (DLC) 2013021100 (OCoLC)822959607