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General Strike, May, 1926

Christopher Farman

General Strike, May, 1926

by Christopher Farman

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Published by Panther in St. Albans .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General Strike, Great Britain, 1926

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Christopher Farman
    The Physical Object
    Pagination367 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages367
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14986607M

    The General Strike was stopped by the Trade Union Congress on the 12th May Whether it was a ‘working class conflict in opposition to the establishment’ or an ‘uprising of the unthankful lower classes’, it was a stepping stone in Trade Union movement, however it did not appear so for a while later when Trade Unions lost value and. the general strike Download the general strike or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the general strike book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. The General Strike Of

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    Get this from a library! The general strike, May trades councils in action.. [Emile Burns; Labour Research Dept.]. The subsidy expired in May , and the Tories led by Stanley Baldwin and Winston Churchill refused to renew it. So the mine owners acted, slashing wages and extending the working day. The miners’ union resisted and asked the TUC for support. The General Strike was the result.


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General Strike, May Its Origin and History Hardcover – January 1, General Strike, May Its Origin and History. Hardcover – January 1, Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device : R Page Arnot.

General Strike, May Paperback – September 5, by Christopher Farman (Author)Author: Christopher Farman. 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/5. Get this from a library. The General Strike, May its origin & history.

[Robert Page Arnot]. MAY 3 rd. On this day in history inthe 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.

The strike began in. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Farman, Christopher, General Strike, May, St. Albans: Panther, (OCoLC) Document Type.

The General Strike was a massive wave of labor strikes that occurred in Great Britain in May of The strike originated in a dispute between coal miners, who wanted to protect their existing work conditions, and mine owners, who sought to cut wages and extend work hours.

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 : Charles Ferrall, Dougal McNeill.

The nine days of the General Strike in May shook the foundations of British society as over million workers across the country downed tools. For many in the trade union movement it was a simple act of solidarity with the miners who had seen their wages and terms and conditions progressively driven down.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Farman, Christopher, General Strike, May, London, Hart-Davis, (OCoLC) Document Type. Buy General Strike, May Its Origin and History Facsimile of ed by Robert Page Arnot, Vic Feather (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low Author: Robert Page Arnot. General Strike, May by Farman, Christopher A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. 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. General Strike: Day by Day [Keith Laybourn] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The General Strike of was the most important industrial dispute in British history. Almost 1, There are two good accounts of the General Strike itself: The General Strike by Christopher Farman and The General Strike by Julian Symons.

Readers may notice that authors of books on the General Strike do not use much imagination with their titles. Both these books are sympathetic and good factual accounts of the strike. Other articles where General Strike of is discussed: Stanley Baldwin: When the miners went on strike (May 4, ) and they were supported with sympathetic strikes in other vital industries, Baldwin proclaimed a state of emergency, organized volunteers to maintain essential services, and refused to negotiate further with labour until the strike was called off (it ended ).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Arnot, Robert Page, General strike, May London, The Labour Research Dept., (OCoLC) The General Strike In MayBritain's miners walked out and in a move of solidarity, other industry workers joined them - this was the first ever general strike in Britain.

Part of. May 3, (Monday) As called for by the Trades Union Congress, an estimated million people began a general strike in Britain in support of the locked out miners, at one minute to midnight.

May 4, (Tuesday) Britain came to a standstill on the first full day of the general strike. The General Strike, May The General Strike of May was short, and a failure, but it had a profound effect on how trade union leaders and members regarded themselves and their place in the economic life of the United Kingdom.

The causes of the General Strike. A collection of newspaper bulletins, radio broadcast transcripts and other contemporary reports on the British General Strike of May These primary sources have been selected from the Modern Records Centre's extensive archive collections relating to the General Strike.

As a recent book, A Very British Strike, 3 May Mayby Guardian journalist Anne Perkins, claims, “To a large extent, Britain’s General Strike in was an almost accidental by.

(by Julian Symons) 13 May – the General Strike in Britain ended this day. People thought Marxism was through in Britain as a result but like Mao in exile, it would return.

Calling a strike requires keen judgment because the reaction of the public as a whole might be sympathetic, hostile, or mixed. One example is the pilots’ strike in Australia inwhich resulted in the pilots.