Mark Harrison,

Crowds and History.

Mass Phenomena in English Towns

1790 - 1835,

Cambridge University Press, 1988



1. The crowd and History :problems of historiography

2. The crowd in history : problems of definition and method


Part 02 Patterns, Procedures and Power

3. Introduction : the ordering of the urban environment

4. Contexts for crowds in four towns : Bristol, Liverpool, Norwich and Manchester

5. Time, work and the occurrence of crowds

7. Masses and Masses


Part 03 Cases, Causes and Contingencies

8. Introduction: corporate bodies

9. Meetings and Elections

10. Celebration and ceremonial

11. Riot and Revolt


12 Conclusions