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What We Have to Do with Is Now: Time and the Subject of Chartist Agitation

What We Have to Do with Is Now: Time and the Subject of Chartist Agitation W h a t W e H a v e t o D o w i t h Is Now: T im e a n d t h e S u b j e c t o f C h a r t i s t A g i t a t i o n K a t e E . B r o w n m e rg in g in the early 1830s in response to legislatio n seen as betrayals o f w o rkin g people by th e upper classes, Chartism was th e firs t mass w o rk e rs ' m o ve m e n t in British history, su rvivin g fo r m ore than a decade and, at peak m om e nts, n u m b e r­ ing its m em b ers in th e m illio ns. Historian Jam es Epstein describes it as a m o ve m e n t o f "w o rk in g men and w o m e n [convinced] th a t th ro u g h th e ir ow n united efforts th http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png English Language Notes Duke University Press

What We Have to Do with Is Now: Time and the Subject of Chartist Agitation

English Language Notes , Volume 46 (1) – Mar 1, 2008

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Copyright © 2008 Regents of the University of Colorado
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0013-8282
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2573-3575
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10.1215/00138282-46.1.75
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W h a t W e H a v e t o D o w i t h Is Now: T im e a n d t h e S u b j e c t o f C h a r t i s t A g i t a t i o n K a t e E . B r o w n m e rg in g in the early 1830s in response to legislatio n seen as betrayals o f w o rkin g people by th e upper classes, Chartism was th e firs t mass w o rk e rs ' m o ve m e n t in British history, su rvivin g fo r m ore than a decade and, at peak m om e nts, n u m b e r­ ing its m em b ers in th e m illio ns. Historian Jam es Epstein describes it as a m o ve m e n t o f "w o rk in g men and w o m e n [convinced] th a t th ro u g h th e ir ow n united efforts th

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English Language NotesDuke University Press

Published: Mar 1, 2008

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