Return to Peterloo


Essential reading for anyone interested in the history of the north of England. New perspectives and crucial new evidence about the Peterloo massacre of 1819.



The Peterloo massacre of 1819 is one of the landmarks of British history. Notwithstanding the weeks of legal argument and the decades of noisy disputes about who was responsible, the sheer quantity of information is exceptional. The basic facts have never been in serious doubt. Published in time for the bicentenary, this book offers many new perspectives. It offers crucial new evidence, adding significantly to our understanding of the event and the many issues surrounding it.

  • Author: Robert Poole
  • ISBN: 9781859362259
  • Binding: paperback

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