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Collieries, communities and the miners' strike in Scotland, 1984-85

Author: Jim Phillips
Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press, ©2012.
Series: Critical labour movement studies series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book analyses the 1984-5 miners' strike by focusing on its vital Scottish dimensions, especially the role of workplace politics and community mobilisation.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Phillips
ISBN: 9780719086328 0719086329
OCLC Number: 798615447
Description: xiv, 194 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Origins and outbreak --
Collieries, communities and coalfield politics --
Closures and workplace conflict: the origins of the strike --
2. The strike --
The Scottish industrial politics of the strike --
Communities and commitment --
Ending and aftermath --
Legacy and conclusion.
Series Title: Critical labour movement studies series.
Responsibility: Jim Phillips.
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It deserves to be read by all those interested in Scotland's recent social history and contemporary political culture. -- .

 
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