OTD in 1819, seventeen people die and over 600 are injured in cavalry charges at a public meeting at St. Peter’s Field, Manchester, England – known as The Peterloo Massacre.

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The Peterloo Massacre provides a revealing narrative account of the events leading up to Peterloo, starkly describes the actions of that fateful day, and examines its aftermath. It offers a new perspective on the political and military activities of the time, and shows how the very nature of society was powerfully influenced by irreversible technological change: a pattern that, two-hundred years later, still has relevance in understanding the forces shaping our world today.

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