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Jimmy Reid : a Clyde-built man

Author: William Knox; A McKinlay
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Described as "the best MP Scotland never had", Jimmy Reid was one of the most important figures of twentieth-century Britain. From a poverty-stricken background in Glasgow, he became the spokesperson  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Jimmy Reid; Jimmy Reid; Jimmy Reid
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Knox; A McKinlay
ISBN: 1789620848 9781789620849 9781789620832 178962083X
OCLC Number: 1089418326
Description: xii, 260 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm
Contents: AcknowledgementsAbbreviations1. Introduction2. Beginnings3. Apprenticeship4. Cadre5. Work-in6. Leaving7. Strike8. Re-bornBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: W.W.J. Knox and A. McKinlay.


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