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The North Wales Quarrymen, 1874-1922

Publisher: Wales : University of Wales Press, 2015.
Series: Studies in Welsh History
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rdView all editions and formats
A detailed account of the struggles of the quarrymen of north Wales to organise a society or union to protect their interests at a time of great hardship and conflict. Written by a prolific and keen historian who draws on original evidence - quotations by the quarrymen themselves - and reflects the diversity of the social and industrial climate of the time. First published in 1981.

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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9781783161751 1783161752
OCLC Number: 904468404
Description: 392.
Contents: Part 1: The Roots of Conflict1. The Slate Industry and Gwynedd Society2. The Quarrymen3. Beliefs and Attitudes4. The Quarry5. The Union, 1874-1900Part 2: The Conflict6. Dinorwg and Llechwedd7. The First Penrhyn Lock-out8. The Penrhyn Lock-out 1900-19039. RepercussionsPart 3: Aftermath10. The Union, 1900-192211. 'Politics Obtain Here'
Series Title: Studies in Welsh History
Responsibility: Jones, R. Merfyn.


The history of the men who worked in the dominant industry of north-west Wales and of the struggles they fought.  Read more...


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