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From Merthyr 1831 to Newport 1839: The Gestation of a Popular Insurrection

Calendar Wednesday, 18 March 2020
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Newport 1839
Les James is an academic and lecturer formerly at University of Wales Newport and consultant in the Heritage Sector. He is a community history activist who has written about and publicised events commemorating the Newport Chartist Rising, and is editor of the Chartist Magazine. His paper focuses on popular unrest between the Merthyr Rising of 1831 and the Newport Rising of 1839. Les James, Editor CHARTISM eMAG

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