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General Strike, 1926

Clarke, J. F.

General Strike, 1926

by Clarke, J. F.

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Published by University of Newcastle upon Tyne. Department ofEducation .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by J.F. Clarke and J.W. Leonard.
SeriesUniversity of Newcastle upon Tyne Department of Education archive teaching unit -- 7
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20822156M

The Causes And Consequences Of The General Strike In For a brief period after the First World War, Britain faced an economic boom. Workers were in a strong position and businesses were optimistic, believing that world demand for British goods would increase and trading would return to the success it had prior to the war. In tensions in Britain were running high. The miners, backed by workers from other industries, staged a strike to protest against proposals to cut their wages and lengthen their hours. It was Britain’s first general strike and sparked fear in the country that revolution was waiting in the wings. After less than a fortnight, [ ].

Aberdeen in the general strike Submitted by Rory Reid on Feb 20 Published in by Aberdeen People's Press, this book gives a local account of the British general strike of and how it played out in Aberdeen, Scotland. Jun 19,  · Trade unions are threatening the biggest campaign of industrial action since the General Strike. So what happened then and what was the scale of the walkout?

Pages of interesting anniversaries. What happened on this day in history. MAY 3 rd. On this day in history in , the General Strike commenced.. The General Strike was, as the name suggests, a total stoppage of work in which the Trades Union Congress (TUC) called out on strike every trade union member in the country. Sep 26,  · General strike: What happened the last time Britain downed tools in ? Transport chaos, volunteer engine drivers, special constables and tanks in the streets as nation ground to a Author: Joe Sommerlad.


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The General Strike of The economic, political, and social causes of that class war (Historical perspectives).

The General Strike, Paperback – by Jeffrey Skelley (Editor) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsFormat: Paperback. The story of the workers' struggle is as inspirational as the betrayal by the tuc general council is sickening.

Both have resonance for the contemporary situation, with the pensions dispute and /5. Charles Ferrall and Dougal McNeill's book analyses the vast literary response to the General Strike.

The Strike not only drew writers into political action but inspired literature that served to shape twentieth-century British views of class, culture and museudelantoni.com: Charles Ferrall, Dougal McNeill. The General Strike, (Archive) by C.

Mowat and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at museudelantoni.com General Strike the by Mowat C L - AbeBooks museudelantoni.com Passion for books. Firstly there is Robin Page Arnot's The General Strike Mayan account that chronicles the strike day by day, and includes many relevant contemporary documents.

Secondly there is The General Strike, edited by Jeffrey Skelley, which contains both regional studies and personal reminiscences of Communist Party of Great Britain (CPGB) activists of the time.

The General Strike. In early the Miners' Federation of Great Britain (MFGB), the National Union of Railwaymen (NUR) and the National Transport Workers' Federation (later the Transport & General Workers Union) had several meetings.

In April the three unions announced that they had decided to form a Triple Industrial Alliance. strike that led to the general strike of Churchill offered no remedy except the cultivation of strict economy, extending even to the armed services.

Churchill viewed the general strike as a quasi-revolutionary measure and was foremost in resisting a negotiated settlement. The general strike of was mainly for the miners; they had low pay and worked long hours. They wanted better conditions and equal rights for all. In this essay I shall assess the events leading up to the strike and have a look at all the short and long term causes of the strike.

Examines the reasons for the General Strike and its significance for British society, focusing on events such as "Black Friday" and on the constitutional issues raised. The book argues that the strike was inevitable but asserts that it was not the disaster that it is often presented as being.

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May 01,  · In Maythe print unions were called to join the General Strike, effectively silencing the press. 90 years later, this month’s resource from the GNM Archive looks at how newspapers and Author: Elli Narewska. Jun 22,  · The Miners’ Strike of Maerdy Boys’ School Log Book The nine days of the General Strike in May shook the foundations of British society as over million workers across the country downed tools.

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More than 1 Million Books in Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Tuebl and Audiobook formats. Hourly Update. The General Strike and the General Betrayal (Chicago: Workers (Communist) Party of America, ), by John Pepper (multiple formats with rotated pages at museudelantoni.com) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms.

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In MayBritain was gripped by what became known as the General Strike. This downing of tools lasted for nine days, during which time it divided the people, threatened the survival of the government of the day and brought the country nearer to revolution that it perhaps had ever been.3/5.

The general strike of [Keith Laybourn] -- Examines the reasons for the General Strike and its significance for British society, focusing on events such as "Black Friday" and on the constitutional issues raised. The book argues that the Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

Jan 21,  · / The General Strike The General Strike Whilst cataloguing a new acquisition to the India Office Private Papers, I came across some interesting items relating to the General Strike of The miners' lockout of was a pivotal moment in British twentieth-century history.

Opening with the heady days of the general strike, it continued for seven months and affected one million miners. In County Durham, where almost three in every ten adult men worked in the coal industry, its impact was profound. Hester Barron explores the way that the lockout was experienced by Durham's.

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The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.In Britain experienced its first - and only - general strike. The strike had its roots in a long running dispute between coal miners and colliery owners, which was founded on the desire of mine owners to reduce the pay and working hours of miners to increase their profitability.

Other forces that contributed to .Published in by Aberdeen People's Press, this book gives a local account of the British general strike of and how it played out in Aberdeen, Scotland.

Interestingly the text is critical of the TUC and Labour party whereas most accounts outwith libertarian circles are not.