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A People’s History of Scotland 6: The Making of the Scottish Working Class

Chris and Sara speak to Kenny MacAskill about the birth of the Scottish working class and its movements for justice.

– What was the impact of the French Revolution in Scotland?
– Why were weavers so important among labouring classes in 19th century Scotland.
– Who were the Scottish radicals, and how serious was their Insurrection of 1820?

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