The Politics of Social Conflict : The Peak Country, 1520-1770.

By: Wood, AndySeries: Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British HistoryPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1999Copyright date: ©1999Description: 1 online resource (375 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780511150142Subject(s): Derbyshire (England)--Social conditionsGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Politics of Social Conflict : The Peak Country, 1520–1770DDC classification: 942.511 LOC classification: HN398.D4 W66 1999Online resources: Click to View
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Cover -- Half-title -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright -- CONTENTS -- FIGURES -- TABLES -- MAPS -- PREFACE -- ABBREVIATIONS -- Introduction 'Terms we did not understand': landscape, place and perceptions -- 1 Social relations and popular culture in early modern England -- CLASS AND SOCIAL HISTORY -- RETHINKING CLASS IN EARLY MODERN ENGLAND -- LOCAL CULTURES AND POPULAR CULTURES -- Part I THE STRUCTURES OF INEQUALITY -- 2 Economy and society in the Peak Country, c. 1520-1570 -- TECHNOLOGY AND INDUSTRY -- LAND, WEALTH AND COMMUNITY -- LANDSCAPE AND POPULATION -- 3 Industrialization and social change, c. 1570-1660 -- POPULATION CHANGE AND TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION -- ENCLOSURE AND COMMON RIGHT -- THE MINING INDUSTRY AND ITS WORKFORCE -- 4 The Peak Country as an industrial region, c. 1660-1770 -- THE ECONOMICS OF REGIONAL IDENTITY -- THE PRIORITIES OF CAPITAL -- POVERTY AND LABOUR -- 5 Social conflict and early capitalism -- THE PEAK COUNTRY AND THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION -- CUSTOM AND ECONOMIC CHANGE -- Part II THE CONDITIONS OF COMMUNITY -- 6 'The memory of the people': custom, law and popular culture -- CUSTOM, LAW AND POPULAR CULTURE IN EARLY MODERN ENGLAND -- 'TIME OUT OF MEMORIE OF MAN': MINING CUSTOM IN THE EARLY SIXTEENTH CENTURY -- 'A KIND OF LEVELLING CUSTOM': THE OPPONENTS OF FREE MINING -- THE USES OF LITERACY: SPEECH, WRITING AND CUSTOM -- 7 The politics of custom -- LAW, ORDER AND THE SENSE OF THE PAST -- GENDER, PLACE AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF SOCIAL IDENTITY -- 8 Community, identity and culture -- GENDER, WORK AND IDENTITY -- COMMUNITY AND LOCAL CULTURE -- THE SUPERNATURAL AND THE UNDERWORLD -- Part III THE POLITICS OF SOCIAL CONFLICT -- 9 'Pyllage uppon the poore mynorz': sources of social conflict, 1500-1600 -- LATE MEDIEVAL QUIESCENCE -- THE 'TROUBLESOME PEOPLE' OF THE TUDOR HIGH PEAK.
10 'All is hurly burly here': local histories of social conflict, 1600-1640 -- THE CONFRONTATION OVER FREE MINING IN THE WAPENTAKE OF WIRKSWORTH -- THE POLITICS OF A PARISH AND THE KING'S ATTORNEY-GENERAL -- THE 'ILLEGAL COMBINATIONS' OF THE HIGH PEAK -- RIOT, LITIGATION AND FREE MINING RIGHTS IN THE HIGH PEAK -- 11 The Peak in context: riot and popular politics in early Stuart England -- REDEFINING POPULAR POLITICS -- GENDER AND THE SOCIAL BASIS OF PLEBEIAN POLITICS -- TRADITIONS OF RESISTANCE -- 12 'Prerogative hath many proctors': The English Revolution and the plebeian politics of the Peak, 1640-1660 -- WAR AND ALLEGIANCE -- THE LEVELLERS, THE MINERS AND THE EIGHTH EARL OF RUTLAND -- THE TRANSFORMATION AND DEFEAT OF THE MINERS' POLITICAL PROJECT -- 13 The experience of defeat? The defence of custom, 1660-1770 -- CHANGING INTERESTS, CHANGING ALLIANCES -- RESISTANCE, PROTEST AND SURVIVAL -- 14 The making of the English working class in the Derbyshire Peak Country -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- MANUSCRIPT SOURCES -- BRITISH LIBRARY, LONDON -- CHATSWORTH HOUSE, BAKEWELL -- DERBY CENTRAL LIBRARY, DERBY -- DERBYSHIRE RECORD OFFICE, MATLOCK -- HOUSE OF LORDS RECORD OFFICE, LONDON -- JOHN RYLANDS LIBRARY, MANCHESTER -- LAMBETH PALACE LIBRARY, LONDON -- LICHFIELD JOINT RECORD OFFICE, LICHFIELD -- MANCHESTER CENTRAL LIBRARY, MANCHESTER -- MIDDLE TEMPLE LIBRARY, LONDON -- NOTTINGHAMSHIRE ARCHIVES OFFICE, NOTTINGHAM -- NOTTINGHAM UNIVERSITY LIBRARY, NOTTINGHAM -- PUBLIC RECORD OFFICE, LONDON -- SHEFFIELD ARCHIVES, SHEFFIELD -- CONTEMPORARY PRINTED BOOKS AND NEWSPAPERS -- NEWSBOOKS -- EDITIONS OF MANUSCRIPTS AND CONTEMPORARY PRINTED WORKS, AND CALENDARS -- BOOKS AND ARTICLES -- UNPUBLISHED DISSERTATIONS -- INDEX.
Summary: A social and economic history of class and popular politics in the early modern 'Peak Country' of Derbyshire.
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Cover -- Half-title -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright -- CONTENTS -- FIGURES -- TABLES -- MAPS -- PREFACE -- ABBREVIATIONS -- Introduction 'Terms we did not understand': landscape, place and perceptions -- 1 Social relations and popular culture in early modern England -- CLASS AND SOCIAL HISTORY -- RETHINKING CLASS IN EARLY MODERN ENGLAND -- LOCAL CULTURES AND POPULAR CULTURES -- Part I THE STRUCTURES OF INEQUALITY -- 2 Economy and society in the Peak Country, c. 1520-1570 -- TECHNOLOGY AND INDUSTRY -- LAND, WEALTH AND COMMUNITY -- LANDSCAPE AND POPULATION -- 3 Industrialization and social change, c. 1570-1660 -- POPULATION CHANGE AND TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION -- ENCLOSURE AND COMMON RIGHT -- THE MINING INDUSTRY AND ITS WORKFORCE -- 4 The Peak Country as an industrial region, c. 1660-1770 -- THE ECONOMICS OF REGIONAL IDENTITY -- THE PRIORITIES OF CAPITAL -- POVERTY AND LABOUR -- 5 Social conflict and early capitalism -- THE PEAK COUNTRY AND THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION -- CUSTOM AND ECONOMIC CHANGE -- Part II THE CONDITIONS OF COMMUNITY -- 6 'The memory of the people': custom, law and popular culture -- CUSTOM, LAW AND POPULAR CULTURE IN EARLY MODERN ENGLAND -- 'TIME OUT OF MEMORIE OF MAN': MINING CUSTOM IN THE EARLY SIXTEENTH CENTURY -- 'A KIND OF LEVELLING CUSTOM': THE OPPONENTS OF FREE MINING -- THE USES OF LITERACY: SPEECH, WRITING AND CUSTOM -- 7 The politics of custom -- LAW, ORDER AND THE SENSE OF THE PAST -- GENDER, PLACE AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF SOCIAL IDENTITY -- 8 Community, identity and culture -- GENDER, WORK AND IDENTITY -- COMMUNITY AND LOCAL CULTURE -- THE SUPERNATURAL AND THE UNDERWORLD -- Part III THE POLITICS OF SOCIAL CONFLICT -- 9 'Pyllage uppon the poore mynorz': sources of social conflict, 1500-1600 -- LATE MEDIEVAL QUIESCENCE -- THE 'TROUBLESOME PEOPLE' OF THE TUDOR HIGH PEAK.

10 'All is hurly burly here': local histories of social conflict, 1600-1640 -- THE CONFRONTATION OVER FREE MINING IN THE WAPENTAKE OF WIRKSWORTH -- THE POLITICS OF A PARISH AND THE KING'S ATTORNEY-GENERAL -- THE 'ILLEGAL COMBINATIONS' OF THE HIGH PEAK -- RIOT, LITIGATION AND FREE MINING RIGHTS IN THE HIGH PEAK -- 11 The Peak in context: riot and popular politics in early Stuart England -- REDEFINING POPULAR POLITICS -- GENDER AND THE SOCIAL BASIS OF PLEBEIAN POLITICS -- TRADITIONS OF RESISTANCE -- 12 'Prerogative hath many proctors': The English Revolution and the plebeian politics of the Peak, 1640-1660 -- WAR AND ALLEGIANCE -- THE LEVELLERS, THE MINERS AND THE EIGHTH EARL OF RUTLAND -- THE TRANSFORMATION AND DEFEAT OF THE MINERS' POLITICAL PROJECT -- 13 The experience of defeat? The defence of custom, 1660-1770 -- CHANGING INTERESTS, CHANGING ALLIANCES -- RESISTANCE, PROTEST AND SURVIVAL -- 14 The making of the English working class in the Derbyshire Peak Country -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- MANUSCRIPT SOURCES -- BRITISH LIBRARY, LONDON -- CHATSWORTH HOUSE, BAKEWELL -- DERBY CENTRAL LIBRARY, DERBY -- DERBYSHIRE RECORD OFFICE, MATLOCK -- HOUSE OF LORDS RECORD OFFICE, LONDON -- JOHN RYLANDS LIBRARY, MANCHESTER -- LAMBETH PALACE LIBRARY, LONDON -- LICHFIELD JOINT RECORD OFFICE, LICHFIELD -- MANCHESTER CENTRAL LIBRARY, MANCHESTER -- MIDDLE TEMPLE LIBRARY, LONDON -- NOTTINGHAMSHIRE ARCHIVES OFFICE, NOTTINGHAM -- NOTTINGHAM UNIVERSITY LIBRARY, NOTTINGHAM -- PUBLIC RECORD OFFICE, LONDON -- SHEFFIELD ARCHIVES, SHEFFIELD -- CONTEMPORARY PRINTED BOOKS AND NEWSPAPERS -- NEWSBOOKS -- EDITIONS OF MANUSCRIPTS AND CONTEMPORARY PRINTED WORKS, AND CALENDARS -- BOOKS AND ARTICLES -- UNPUBLISHED DISSERTATIONS -- INDEX.

A social and economic history of class and popular politics in the early modern 'Peak Country' of Derbyshire.

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