On 16 August 1819, a strong force of yeomanry and regular cavalry charged into a crowd of more than 100,000 workers who had gathered on St Peter’s Field in Manchester for a meeting about Parliamentary reform. This violent, startling event became known as Peterloo, one of the darkest days in Britain’s social history, and still resonant today.
  • Author: Reid, Robert
  • Publisher: Random House UK Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Publication Date: 17/05/2018
  • ISBN: 9781786090409
  • B-Code: B039279
  • Pages: 384
  • Dimensions: 198x129mm