Campaigners for the vote and workers’ rights in nineteenth century Britain fought for the right to meet and to speak in public space. Protests contested the meaning of ‘public’ in public space.
This website accompanies the book Protest and the Politics of Space and Place, 1789-1848 by Katrina Navickas (Manchester University Press, 2015). It is ‘the book plus’, containing lots of extra material and interactive maps that I didn’t have room to put in the printed version.
Order the book from the Manchester University Press website
What’s on this site?
Map of political meetings in northern England, 1775-1848:
(not quite finished – keep coming back for updates!)
You can use the data and information on this site, but please credit it to me with the url of the page.
Protest and the Politics of Space and Place Extended by Katrina Navickas is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.