George Julian Harney was one of the half-dozen most important leaders of Chartism. A key figure in the history of English radicalism, Harney witnessed the Chartist movement from 1830s through to the beginnings of socialism from the 1880s and wrote about a range of topics during that time, including literature, foreign affairs, and politics. The youngest member of the first Chartist Convention, he was an advocate of physical-force Chartism in 1838, and he greatest output of writings came from 1843 through 1850 when he worked at the"e; Northern Star."e; This selection from the "e;Newcastle Weekly Chronicle"e; is the first book to reprint any of his journalism.
George Julian Harney
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The Chartists Were Right Selections from the Newcastle Weekly Chronicle, 1890-97
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