Apples and Oranges : The Merits of Comparing Diverse Protests in London's History. / Awcock, Hannah.

2018. Paper presented at International Conference of Historical Geographers, Warsaw, Poland.

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Apples and Oranges : The Merits of Comparing Diverse Protests in London's History. / Awcock, Hannah.

2018. Paper presented at International Conference of Historical Geographers, Warsaw, Poland.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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Awcock, H 2018, 'Apples and Oranges: The Merits of Comparing Diverse Protests in London's History', Paper presented at International Conference of Historical Geographers, Warsaw, Poland, 15/07/18 - 20/07/18.

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Awcock, H. (2018). Apples and Oranges: The Merits of Comparing Diverse Protests in London's History. Paper presented at International Conference of Historical Geographers, Warsaw, Poland.

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Awcock H. Apples and Oranges: The Merits of Comparing Diverse Protests in London's History. 2018. Paper presented at International Conference of Historical Geographers, Warsaw, Poland.

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Awcock, Hannah. / Apples and Oranges : The Merits of Comparing Diverse Protests in London's History. Paper presented at International Conference of Historical Geographers, Warsaw, Poland.

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title = "Apples and Oranges: The Merits of Comparing Diverse Protests in London's History",
abstract = "The history of protest in London is extensive and varied. Over the centuries, dissent in the city has taken diverse forms, involved a variety of different actors, and championed innumerable causes, in a range of political, social, and economic contexts. My PhD thesis compared four protests in London between 1780 and 2010: the Gordon Riots (1780), the Hyde Park Railings Affair (1866), the Battle of Cable Street (1936), and the Student Tuition Fee Demonstrations (2010). First impressions may suggest that they have very little in common. This homogeneity raises the question of whether anything can be gained from comparing such disparate protest events. In this paper, I shall use the conclusions of my thesis to argue that there is a lot to be gained from comparing such a range of events. Conducting in-depth analysis on the four protests allowed me to identify long-term trends of dissent in London. Analysis of these trends—the changes as well as continuities—allowed me to explore how London{\textquoteright}s unique culture of protest has developed, proving that there is something to be gained from comparing apples and oranges.",
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language = "English",
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