Daniel Isaac Eaton, Radical in an Age of Counter-Revolution

Daniel Isaac Eaton, Radical in an Age of Counter-Revolution

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Radical printer and pamphleteer, Daniel Isaac Eaton, was prosecuted eight times between 1793 and 1812, finally being convicted over his printing of Paine's Age of Reason. This book is the first published account of his life and career and includes significant detail on the radical book trade as well as the incendiary political climate of the time.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 159 x 235mm
  • Pickering & Chatto (Publishers) Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1848936044
  • 9781848936041

Table of contents

Introduction 1 'I Can Bear Punishment': Eaton's Introduction to Radical Politics, 1789-93 2 'You May Break But You Will Not Bend': The Years of Resistance, 1793-97 3 'Traipsing Through the Dirt': A Radical Exile in America, 1797-1802 4 'I Have Endured So Much': A Final Defiance, 1802-14 Conclusion
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About Dr. Michael T. Davis

Michael T Davis is Lecturer in the School of Humanities at Griffith University. He is editor of Radicalism and Revolution in Britain, 1775-1848 (2000); London Corresponding Society (Pickering & Chatto, 2002); Newgate in Revolution: An Anthology of Radical Prison Literature in the Age of Revolution (2005) (with Iain McCalman and Christina Parolin) and Unrespectable Radicals? Popular Politics in the Age of Reform (2008) (with Paul A Pickering).
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