Steve Poole is Professor of History and Heritage at UWE, Bristol and Director of the University’s Regional History Centre. He has published widely on social movements, political protest and criminality in England in the long eighteenth century c1715-1832 and has a particular interest in histories of South West England ‘from below’. His most recent book, co-written with Nick Rogers, is Bristol From Below: Law, Authority and Protest in a Georgian City (Boydell, 2017).

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