William Benbow

(c. 1784—1857) radical and publisher

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(1784–1841). Best known as the author of Grand National Holiday, and Congress of the Productive Classes (1832), a work outlining the concept of a general strike, Benbow was an energetic activist and publisher through most of the 1820s and 1830s [see publishing, 21].


From An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945).

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