Newly arrived at Reiver Reads, One Week In April by Maggie Craig, author of When The Clyde Ran Red. A Socal History of Red Clydeside. In this book Ms Craig details the dramatic events of April 1820, when Scottish weavers came out on strike, demanding political reform, and better living and working conditions. Ms Craig details the brutal government response, when the workers were intercepted by government troops near Falkirk, and the hangings and transportations that followed. An indispensable book for anyone interested in social history. The book is brand new, and in excellent condition.

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