The Politics of Provisions: Food Riots, Moral Economy, and Market Transition in England, C. 1550 1850

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The elemental power of food politics has not been fully appraised. Food marketing and consumption were matters of politics as much as economics as England became a market society. In times of dearth, concatenations of food riots, repression, and relief created a maturing politics of provisions. Over three centuries, some eight hundred riots crackled in waves across England. Crowds seized wagons, attacked mills and granaries, and lowered prices in marketplaces or farmyards. Sometimes rioters parleyed with magistrates. More ...

The Politics of Provisions: Food Riots, Moral Economy, and Market Transition in England, C. 1550 1850 2016, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781138257696

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The Politics of Provisions: Food Riots, Moral Economy, and Market Transition in England, c. 1550-1850 2010, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9780754665816

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