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The great lock-out of 1926

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Published by Constable in London .
Written in English

  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Strikes and lockouts -- Coal mining -- Great Britain.,
    • General Strike, Great Britain, 1926.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Gerard Noel.
      LC ClassificationsHD5367.M616 1926 .G75
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 239 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages239
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4944808M
      ISBN 100094611602
      LC Control Number76372463

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This work contributes to the social and political history of the industrial working class indrawing on fresh methodological perspectives relating to. “The Women and Men of ” investigates the Lock-Out from the perspective of gender relations, offering a social history of the mining communities in south Wales during the Lock-Out.

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The mining lockout was the biggest British industrial dispute of the 20th century. At the end of April, 1 million miners refused to accept swingeing wage reductions. A hesitant Trades Union Congress called the General Strike in their support but, after nine days of unprecedented solidarity, ignominiously surrendered.

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