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'A low artful wicked man': poverty riots and bread, the response of government to the crises of the 1790s

November 25th, 2011

Episode 210 of 495 episodes

A look at how the government of the 1790s attempted to address both food shortages and the riots that broke out as real want and scarcity took hold in many districts.

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