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Collieries, communities and coalfield politics

Jim Phillips

in Collieries, Communities and the Miners' Strike in Scotland, 1984-85

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780719086328
eISBN:
9781781704691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086328.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This establishes the central and related structural factors that shaped the character of the 1984-5 strike in Scotland: pit closures in the 1950s and 1960s; social changes in mining communities; ... More


Bob Crow: Socialist, Leader, Fighter: A Political Biography

Gregor Gall

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526100290
eISBN:
9781526124173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100290.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Bob Crow was not only the most well-known union leader of his generation but also the most militant. This biography examines his leadership of the RMT union, examining and exposing a number of ... More


High dignity and low salaries

Mark O'Brien

in The Fourth Estate: Journalism in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096136
eISBN:
9781526121004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096136.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines how, in the early 1900s, Irish journalists organised themselves into an association that examined contentious issues such as salaries, employment conditions, the social status ... More


Musicians’ organisations before 1893

John Williamson and Martin Cloonan

in Players' work time: A history of the British Musicians' Union, 1893â2013

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784991326
eISBN:
9781526120786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991326.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter outlines the history of musicians’ representative organisations before the formation of the Amalgamated Musicians’ Union in 1893. It traces developments from the fourteenth century to ... More


The British Labour Party and the tragedy of Northern Ireland Labour

Aaron Edwards

in The British Labour Party and Twentieth-Century Ireland: The cause of Ireland, the cause of Labour

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096013
eISBN:
9781526103963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096013.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

In examining the historical links between the British Labour Party and the Northern Ireland Labour Party (NILP), the discussion in this chapter argues, in the course of a critical review of the ... More


Gateway to Equality: Black Women and the Struggle for Economic Justice in St. Louis

Keona K. Ervin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813168838
eISBN:
9780813173924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168838.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Gateway to Equality demonstrates that from the 1930s to the 1960s, a critical mass of black working-class women forged a most expansive social justice struggle for economic dignity in St. Louis. ... More


Uneasy transitions: Irish nationalism, the rise of Labour and the Catholic Herald, 1888–1918

Joan Allen

in The British Labour Party and Twentieth-Century Ireland: The cause of Ireland, the cause of Labour

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096013
eISBN:
9781526103963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096013.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

By the beginning of the twentieth century, a significant percentage of Irish workers in Britain articulated their proletarian solidarities by joining the trade union movement and, notwithstanding ... More


Idle mems, weary wives and ‘red hot revolutionaries’: domestic tension and political antagonism in the home, 1910s–1930s

Claire Lowrie

in Masters and servants: Cultures of empire in the tropics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719095337
eISBN:
9781526109651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095337.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter 5 explores the tense relationship between British and white Australian mistresses and their Chinese male servants. Drawing on oral histories, fiction, travel writing and newspaper articles ... More


White women and the decline of Chinese ‘houseboys’, 1910s–1930s

Claire Lowrie

in Masters and servants: Cultures of empire in the tropics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719095337
eISBN:
9781526109651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095337.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter four plots the decline of Chinese ‘houseboys’ in Darwin and Singapore and across Southeast Asia in general from the 1910s to the 1930s. The chapter contests the theory put forward by a ... More


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