Michael J. Turner examines the personal, social, political, ideological and tactical components of radicalism in Britian between the 1820s and 1860s, and casts new light on the meaning, nature and reception of reform.
MICHAEL J. TURNER is Reader in Modern British History at the University of Sunderland in the United Kingdom. Previously he studied at the University of Oxford and served as a postgraduate fellow at the University of Rochester in New York. His main research interests relate to reform movements in 19th-century Britain, and he has published widely in this field. He was elected as fellow of the Royal Historical Society in 1998.