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The 1926 miners" lockout

Hester Barron

The 1926 miners" lockout

meanings of community in the Durham coalfield

by Hester Barron

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal trade -- Social aspects -- England -- Durham (County),
  • Coal mines and mining -- Social aspects -- England -- Durham (County),
  • Strikes and lockouts -- Coal mining -- England -- Durham (County) -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHester Barron.
    SeriesOxford historical monographs
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9551.8.D87 B37 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24115912M
    ISBN 109780199575046
    LC Control Number2009026997

    The general strike of in Britain was one of the largest strikes Britain has ever experienced and, simultaneously, perhaps the least successful. Previous strikes in the wake of World War I (such as , , and ) were precursors to the strike of and suggest the extreme volatility of the British economy in the post-World War I. The lockout of was a pivotal moment in British twentieth‐century history. Opening with the heady days of the general strike, it continued for seven months and affected one million miners. In County Durham, where almost three in every ten adult men worked in the coal industry, its impact was profound. This book explores the way that the lockout was experienced by Durham's miners and.

    James Robson (–) was a British trade unionist.. Born in West Auckland, County Durham, Robson started work at the age of , he was elected checkweighman at Broompark Colliery, then later moved to Bearpark , he was elected President of the Durham Miners' Association, serving until his death in From to , he also served as Treasurer of the Miners. The seven-month national mining lock-out of was one of the most important industrial disputes of the twentieth century. This work contributes to the social and political history of the industrial working class in , drawing on fresh methodological perspectives relating to the study of labour.

    The miners' lockout of was a pivotal moment in British twentieth-century history. Opening with the heady days of the general strike, it continued for seven months and affected one million miners. In County Durham, where almost three in every ten adult men . § Lockout and tagging of circuits. §§ [Reserved] Safety-Related Maintenance and Environmental Considerations § Maintenance of equipment. § Environmental deterioration of equipment. §§ [Reserved] Safety Requirements for Special Equipment § Batteries and battery charging.


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The 1926 miners" lockout by Hester Barron Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is a must for anyone wanting to know about the Durham miners during the Great Lockout of Coming from a family of Durham miners, I found the book detailed, informative and insightful, reminiscent, in quality and tone, of Eve Rosenhaft's pioneering work (in the UK, at least) on the working class anti-fascist fighting organisations in Berlin –Cited by: 6.

This book is a must for anyone wanting to know about the Durham miners during the Great Lockout of Coming from a family of Durham miners, I found the book detailed, informative and insightful, reminiscent, in quality and tone, of Eve Rosenhaft's pioneering work (in the UK, at least) on the working class anti-fascist fighting organisations in Berlin –/5(1).

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 The 1926 miners lockout book days of unprecedented solidarity, ignominiously surrendered.

The miners' lockout of was a pivotal moment in British twentieth-century history. Opening with the heady days of the general strike, it continued for seven months and affected one million miners. In County Durham, where almost three in every ten adult men worked in the coal industry, its impact was profound.

Hester Barron explores the way that the lockout was experienced by Durham's. The miners' lockout of was a pivotal moment in British twentieth-century history.

Opening with the heady days of the general strike, it continued for seven months and affected one million miners.

In County Durham, where almost three in every ten adult men worked in the coal industry, its impact was : Hester Barron. This book is a must for anyone wanting to know about the Durham miners during the Great Lockout of Coming from a family of Durham miners, I found the book detailed, informative and insightful, reminiscent, in quality and tone, of Eve Rosenhaft's pioneering work (in the UK, at least) on the working class anti-fascist fighting organisations in Berlin –Reviews: 1.

The Miners Lockout. Meanings Of Community In The Durham Coalfield. Hester Barron. Oxford University Press. £ The Miners' Lockout. Meanings of Community in the Durham Coalfield. Barron, Hester, Lecturer in History, University of Sussex Print publication date: Print ISBN Review by Dave Douglass.

The book The Women and Men of A Gender and Social History of the General Strike and Miners’ Lockout in South Wales, Sue Bruley is published by University of Wales Press. “This book has three outstanding strengths.

First, it places the general strike of in the context of the miners’ lockout. Second, it recovers the personal histories of the lockout; the tragedies and the heroics of ordinary people struggling for decent wages and conditions against the indecent forces of history. “This book has three outstanding strengths.

First, it places the general strike of in the context of the miners' lockout. Second, it recovers the personal histories of the lockout; the tragedies and the heroics of ordinary people struggling for decent wages and conditions against the indecent forces of : John McIlroy.

“This book has three outstanding strengths. First, it places the general strike of in the context of the miners' lockout. Second, it recovers the personal histories of the lockout; the tragedies and the heroics of ordinary people struggling for decent wages and conditions against the indecent forces of history.

In County Durham, coal mining was the defining occupation in and, by a noticeable margin, fewer Durham miners returned to work before the end of the lockout than anywhere else.

As the author of this book says, historians have often treated the lockout as simply an epilogue to the General Strike. THE MINERS’ LOCKOUT OXF O R D H I S TO R I C A L M O N O G R A PH S Editors The Miners’ Lockout Meanings of Community in the Durham Coalfield H E S T E R B A R RO N 1 1 Great Clarendon Street, Oxford Oxford University Press is a.

The miners' lockout of was a pivotal moment in British twentieth-century history. Opening with the heady days of the general strike, it continued for seven months and affected one million miners. In County Durham, where almost three in every ten adult men worked in the coal industry, its impact was profound.

Hester Barron explores the way that the lockout was experienced by Durham's. The Women and Men of A Gender and Social History of the General Strike and Miners' Lockout in South Wales Reprint Edition by Sue Bruley (Author) › Visit Amazon's Sue Bruley Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

5/5(1). attention as the miners' lockout of To this historiography is now added a fine monograph by Hester Barron. Barron's study is concerned with events of that year in the Durham coalfield and, as such, constitutes, with Bruley's new study of south Wales, one of the few instances of a book-length study of a single coalfield during the lockout.

The fundamental aim of this book is to provide a gendered history of the General Strike and Miners' Lockout of This topic necessitates a detailed account of gender relations before, during and after the Lockout and this must necessarily be grounded in the more general social history of the dispute.

The miners’ lockout involved 1 million men and was one of the most significant industrial disputes of the twentieth century. Historical attention has usually been drawn to the 9 days of the general strike with which it began, with the 7 months of lockout frequently treated as an epilogue.

The Miners' Lockout is firmly rooted in the best tradition of "history from below." It has the potential to appeal not only to the labour historian, for whom it ought to be required reading, but also to the general reader interested in the way in which ordinary people coped with a time of great social and economic stress.

THE MINERS LOCKOUT. OXF O R D H I S TO R I C A L M O N O G R A PH S Editors The Miners Lockout Meanings of Community in the Durham Coaleld H E S T E R B A R RO N.

Great Clarendon Street, Oxford Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. The Miners' Lockout: Meanings of Community in the Durham Coalfield, by Hester Barron Article (PDF Available) in The English Historical Review CXXVII() February with 70 Reads.The miners' lock-out dragged on through the months of and really was petering-out when the decision came to end it.

We had fought on alone but in the end we had to accept defeat spelt out in further wage-cuts. (Source 17) Bernard Partridge, The Lever Breaks (19th May ) (Source 18) Helen Crawfurd, The Woman Worker (August ).This research is part of a wider study for a book for the University of Wales Press, provisionally titled, The General Strike and Miners’ Lockout in South Wales, Gender, Home and Community in the Miners’ Lockout of