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General Strike

Patrick Renshaw

General Strike

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Published by Eyre Methuen in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General Strike, Great Britain, 1926

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPatrick Renshaw
    The Physical Object
    Pagination301 p. :
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17874818M

    On Strike examines this struggle, chronicling the conditions and events leading to the Winnipeg General Strike of Individually, none of the contributing factors would have provided sufficient justification for the strike, but, taken together, they created a volatile situation. Black Reconstruction in America: An Essay Toward a History of the Part Which Black Folk Played in the Attempt to Reconstruct Democracy in America, – is a history of the Reconstruction era by W. E. B. Du Bois, first published in It marked a significant break with the standard academic view of Reconstruction at the time, the Dunning School, which .


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Margaret Morris’s most popular book is General Strike. An analysis of the General Strike, based on regional interviews and TUC activities.

One hundred years later, the Winnipeg General Strike remains one of the most significant events in Canadian history. This comic book revisits the strike to introduce new generations to its many lessons, including the power of class struggle and solidarity and the brutal tactics that governments and bosses use to crush workers’ movements.

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. The book argues that the strike was inevitable but asserts that it was not the disaster that it is often presented as being.

Winnipeg's General Strike book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A strike gripped Winnipeg from May 15 to J Some twe /5(8). When people are angry en masse, they take action, hence the talk of a general strike in the event that federal and state governments attempt to re-open the economy.

Successful strikes can lead to Author: Eric Vilas-Boas. The General Strike. In early the Miners' Federation of Great Britain (MFGB), the National Union of Railwaymen (NUR) and the National Transport Workers' Federation (later the Transport & General Workers Union) had several meetings.

In April the three unions announced that they had decided to form a Triple Industrial Alliance. Seattle General Strike.

The Seattle General Strike of was a five-day general work stoppage by more t workers in the city of Seattle, Washington, which lasted from February 6 to February 11 of that by: Inspiration from the Russian Revolution.

Charles Ferrall and Dougal McNeill's book analyses the vast literary response to the General Strike. The Strike not only drew writers into political action but inspired literature that served to shape twentieth-century British views of class, culture and : Charles Ferrall, Dougal McNeill.

The projected excursion to Penrhys mountain was abandoned because of the rain [Maerdy Boys’ School, log book, ER23/5 p]. Two days later, on 5 May, there was the one and only reference, during the nine days of the General Strike, to wider developments. Description: 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.

The book argues that the strike was inevitable but asserts that it was not the disaster that it is often presented as being. A general strike is when a group of workers from different industries all stop work in support of each other to win certain demands.

This would bring the country to a halt and make it very hard for the Government to resist giving in to their demands.

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Nowhere does Sorel endorse indiscriminate, brutal violence; only violence "enlightened by the idea of the general strike" [27] is unconditionally : 20th-century philosophy. The General Strike is little remembered these days and for good reason. The unions have little cause to burnish the memory of a devastating defeat, while the political descendants of the government would rather it had never happened at all, running as it does counter to the national myth of a country that pulled together in two world wars/5(2).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Morris, Margaret. General Strike. Harmondsworth [Eng.] ; Baltimore: Penguin Books, (OCoLC) A general strike is one in which all or most workers in an entire region or country go on strike together, regardless of union affiliation. These strikes are usually intended to create political pressure on the ruling government, rather than on any one : Ed Grabianowski.

The General Strike ofwhich lasted from one minute to midnight on 3 May until p.m. on 12 May, was the most important industrial dispute in British history.

Almost one and three-quarter million workers came out in support of about one million miners who had been locked out for rejecting reductions in pay and conditions. It was a bitter dispute which divided the nation.

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