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Whigs and Hunters: the Origin of the Black Act

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E.P. Thompson plunges into the murky waters of the early 18th century to chart the violently conflicting currents that boiled beneath the apparent calm of the time. The subject is the Black Act, a law of unprecedented savagery passed by Parliament in 1723 to deal with 'wicked and evil-disposed men going armed in disguise'. These men were pillaging the royal forest of deer, conducting a running battle against the forest officers with blackmail, threats and violence.

Paperback. Used, good condition; a few pencil marks at the beginning of the book; otherwise, the pages are clean and the binding firm.

Item details

Author(s):
E P Thompson
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2013
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0957000529
ISBN-13:
9780957000520
Number of pages:
259
Publisher:
Breviary Stuff
Title:
Whigs and Hunters: the Origin of the Black Act

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E.P. Thompson plunges into the murky waters of the early 18th century to chart the violently conflicting currents that boiled beneath the apparent calm of the time. The subject is the Black Act, a law of unprecedented savagery passed by Parliament in 1723 to deal with 'wicked and evil-disposed men going armed in disguise'. These men were pillaging the royal forest of deer, conducting a running battle against the forest officers with blackmail, threats and violence.

Paperback. Used, good condition; a few pencil marks at the beginning of the book; otherwise, the pages are clean and the binding firm.

Author(s):
E P Thompson
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2013
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0957000529
ISBN-13:
9780957000520
Number of pages:
259
Publisher:
Breviary Stuff
Title:
Whigs and Hunters: the Origin of the Black Act

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