"without a doubt a remarkable and indeed seminal work"--British Book Advertiseer
"a remarkable social and political history of the period"--British Book Advertiser
"For any serious student of the period this book is a must"--British Book Advertiser
"the best buy for a book on this period now available"--British Book Advertiser
"What emerges, then, is a picture which escapes many of the usual cliches for which there is simply no parallel elsewhere, it being hard to imagine a more stimulating and useful introduction to the subject...Broers" thesis being a powerful one."--English Historical Review
About the Author
Michael Broers, University of Leeds.