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The general strike day by day

by Keith Laybourn

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Published by A. Sutton in Stroud, [England] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • General Strike, Great Britain, 1926 -- History -- Chronology.,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1910-1936.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKeith Laybourn.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5365.A6 IN PROCESS (UTILITY LOAD) (gen wks)
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 177 p. :
      Number of Pages177
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL765203M
      ISBN 100750910585
      LC Control Number97163021
      OCLC/WorldCa35121049

      Arthur Wakefield was a key witness at the 'Battle of Orgreave', on 18 June , which he describes as 'Monday, Bloody Monday', the th day of the strike. His descriptions of the 'Battle' contained here in this book have also helped produce an historical live re-enactment to be shown on Channel 4 in : £ The General Strike day by day By Keith Laybourn Topics: HC, HN, D, DAAuthor: Keith Laybourn.

      General Strike 14, likes 1, talking about this. We are organizing a General Strike starting on May Day We want working people to have a seat at the table/5. The general strike of was mainly for the miners; they had low pay and worked long hours. They wanted better conditions and equal rights for all. In this essay I shall assess the events leading up to the strike and have a look at all the short and long term causes of the strike.

      The General Strike Thousands of thoughtful class-conscious workers in years past have looked to the General Strike for deliverance from wage slavery. Today their hopes are stronger than ever. Their number has been increased with additional thousands who are confident that the General Strike, and the General StrikeFile Size: KB. General strikes have been infrequent in Europe since World War e exceptions were the outbreak of a general strike in France (May ), touched off by student demands for educational reform, and nationwide strikes for social security and educational reform in Italy (November ) involving more than 12 million workers. France was again the scene of a general strike (November


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Examines the reasons for the General Strike and its significance for British society, focusing on events such as "Black Friday" and on the constitutional issues raised.

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Trades Union Congress General Council official bulletin, no.7; Trades Union Congress Intelligence Committee progress of the strike report, no.5 (5pm), and no.6 (7pm) 'The Evening News' emergency bulletin 'The Manchester Guardian Bulletin', no.

5; See all digitised sources for Day 7. 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 ).The Seattle General Strike of February was the first twentieth century solidarity strike in the United States to be proclaimed a “general strike.” It led off a tumultuous era of post-World War I labor conflict that saw massive strikes shut down the nation's steel, coal, and other industries and threaten civil unrest in a dozen cities.General Strike.

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