Book Launch - 'Kill all the Gentlemen' @ Swarthmore Education Centre, Leeds [14 June]

Book Launch - 'Kill all the Gentlemen'

18:00 - 19:30

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Swarthmore Education Centre
2 - 7 Woodhouse Square,, LS3 1AD Leeds
'Kill all the Gentlemen' Class struggle and change in the English countryside

The modern countryside is the result of centuries of environmental change, but also brutal class struggle. While Wat Tyler's Peasants' Revolt is well known, and Jack Cade and Robert Kett are remembered for their rebellions, there are countless lesser known struggles.

Modern agriculture, the food we eat and how it is produced, is a direct result of these historic struggles. Martin Empson's new book rescues these forgotten moments of history and places them in the context of the political and economic changes that have taken place over the last 700 years.

The book itself can be ordered below online @ Bookmarks
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