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“Buying brains and experts”: British coal owners, regulatory capture and miners’ health, 1918 – 1946
This article examines British coal owners’ use of medical and scientific knowledge of occupational lung diseases in the mining industry to resist regulatory changes between 1918 and 1946. It exploresExpand
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Introduction: Making a Difference by Making a Noise
Youth Culture and Social Change maps out new ways to historicise two overlapping political responses to economic and social change: public unrest and popular culture. Throughout the 1980s youngExpand
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North Wales Miners: A Fragile Unity, 1945-1996
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Dictionary of Labour Biography
Acknowledgements Notes to Readers List of Contributors List of Bibliographies and Special Notes Biographies Consolidated List of Names in Volumes I-XII General Index
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Mining memories: reading coalfield autobiographies
This article examines unpublished coal miners’ autobiographies. The reading of the texts was complemented by ethnography, oral testimony and archival research. The narratives reveal continuities andExpand
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Images of England Through Popular Music: Class, Youth and Rock 'n' Roll, 1955-1976
PART I: TEDDY BOY ENGLAND 1. Coal, Cotton and Rock 'n' Roll in North West England 2. Exploring Soho and the Flamingo Club with Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames 3. Liverpool, the Beatles, and theExpand
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Industrial politics and the 1926 mining lockout: the struggle for dignity
Part 1: The Context 1. Capitalist crisis in 1926 John Foster, University of Paisley 2. The state of the unions: the MFGB in 1926 Alan Campbell and John McIlroy 3. Employer militancy in the 1926Expand
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Mods over England: Local Experiences and Social Control
In 1964, Mod was a significant component of English working-class youth culture.1 As revealed in the previous chapter, the spread and popularity of Mod music, image and style were dependent onExpand
Sound Affects, University of East Anglia, 15 April 2014.
class politics was complex and that he was a more radical figure than many historians have emphasized. In their presentations on two very different industries, the focus of oral historians Ida MilneExpand