BOOKS John Bohstedt’s book The Politics of Provisions: Food Riots, Moral Economy and Market Transition in England, c.1550–1850 (2010) is a very useful survey and analysis, while more detailed examples, if sometimes exaggerated are given in Roger Wells’ classic, Wretched Faces: Famine in Wartime England, 1793–1801 (1988), and it is still always worth going back to EP Thompson’s groundbreaking The Making of the English Working Class 1963)s(. ARCHIVES Records of people on trial for riots can be found in the papers of local assizes and magistrates’ courts for 1795-96 and 1800-1, and 1812, which can be traced through the Access to Archives database, recently incorporated into The National Archives’ Discovery catalogue at nationalarchives. gov.uk/ a2a. County record offices are an invaluable resource for letters, memoirs and parish records, which occasionally include detailed accounts. NEWSPAPERS Local newspapers carry the prices of corn and have graphic reports of unrest often with named individuals. You can find relevant articles by searching for the term ‘riots’ between 1795-1815 at britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk or Findmypast.co.uk. Copies of The Gentleman’s Magazine can be read for free at hathitrust.org. EPHEMERA Interesting satirical works, broadsides and moral tracts relating to food riots can be found at www.britishmuseum. org/ research/ collection_ online/ search.aspx.