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Utilizing an interdisciplinary process, this booklet covers pop culture in Britain from the early 19h-century to the current. It brings jointly contributions dealing either with basic cultural phenomena, reminiscent of literacy and sophistication realization, and extra particular renowned cultural kinds, similar to the song corridor and overdue 19th-century technological know-how fiction. The publication additionally comprises readings of up to date cultural phenomena as diversified as motorbike gangs, Jackie journal and children's confectionery.

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Stamford News, 19 November 1819. 83. Animals' Friend, no. 6 (1838), p. 16. 84. Aiken, National Sports, caption for the plate 'Coursing-Death of the Hare'. 85. Fourteenth Annual Report of the RSPCA (1840), pp. 40-1 and 45-6. 86. Barry, Bull-Baiting, pp. 8-9. 87. Drummond, Rights ofAnimals, p. 37; cf. pp. 41 and 44. 88. Youatt, Humanity to Brutes, pp. 109-11. 89. Parliamentary Debates, New Series, vol. IX, p. 55-7. 90. Howitt, Rural Life (1838 edn) , vol. I, pp. 41-2 and 45; Stockdale, Inhumanity to Animals, p.

The other paper was found in Chesterfield Market. It is much to the same purpose but (despite the educational disadvantages of the writer) it somehow carries a greater conviction: I Ham going to inform you that there is Six Thousand men coming to you in Apral and when We Will go and Blow Parlement house up and Blow up all afour hus/labring Peple Cant Stand it No Longerl dam all Such Roges as England governes but Never mind Ned hud when general nody and his harmey Comes We Will soon bring about the greate Revelution then all these greate mens heads gose of.

Monthly Magazine, vol. IV (1797), p. 193. 11. Roy A. Church, Economic and Social Change in a Midland Town: Victorian Nottingham 1815-1900 (London, 1966), p. W. 88. 42 Popular Recreations under Attack 12. Stamford Mercury, 9 November 1821;Bury and Norwich Post, 18 November 1801 and 10 November 1802, and Monthly Magazine, vol. XII (1801), p. 464; Gentleman's Magazine, vol. LXXV (1805), Part I, pp. 203-4. 13. Norfolk Chronicle, 14 March 1807,21 January 1815, and 23 May 1818; John Latimer, The Annals of Bristol in the Nineteenth Century (Bristol, 1887), p.

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