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Anne McElvoy explores the rise and fall of Chartism in the mid-19th century.

Anne McElvoy explores how Chartism emerged in the mid 19th Century as the first truly national working class mass movement and how it became a decisive marker in the story of British Socialism.

With: Dr Katrina Navickas of the University of Hertfordshire
Professor Malcolm Chase of the University of Leeds
Professor Jon Lawrence of the University of Exeter

Producer: Sarah Shebbeare.

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15 minutes