Paperback $19.95

Jun 19, 2012 | 320 Pages

Ebook $19.95

Jun 19, 2012

  • Paperback $19.95

    Jun 19, 2012 | 320 Pages

  • Ebook $19.95

    Jun 19, 2012


“The history of London we have been waiting for, told with elegance and precision.”—Ken Loach

“An irrepressible book about an irrepressible community.”—Zadie Smith, foyles

“Those who continue to uphold London’s living traditions of protest will be able to take heart from this fresh and welcome look at the city’s history.”—Jerry White, Guardian

“It’s the suffragists, silk weavers, militant match girls, Brick Lane anarchists, Tom Paine, William Morris and Karl Marx that make London interesting—then and now the great cauldron of radical ideas and action.”—John Nichols, The Nation

“A timely reminder that there is a very different side to London, every bit as energetic and exciting in its way”—Scotsman

“An inspiring history of radical activism, and this chronicle of these heroes who stood shoulder to shoulder is a timely reminder.”—Dan Carrier, Camden New Journal

“A fascinating tale of activism (and sometimes success) by such groups as the disenfranchised, those oppressed because of gender or race, and those whose lives developers have upended….Recommended.”—CHOICE

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