'The Manchester Rambler': Ewan MacColl and the 1932 Mass Tresspass

  title={'The Manchester Rambler': Ewan MacColl and the 1932 Mass Tresspass},
  author={Ben Harker},
  journal={History Workshop Journal},
  pages={219 - 228}
  • B. Harker
  • Published 1 March 2005
  • History
  • History Workshop Journal
Best known for his post-war work in theatre, radio, folk music and song writing, Ewan MacColl was born in 1915; the 1930s was a key decade in terms of his political and cultural development. It was in the 1930s that he cut his teeth as a Young Communist League activist, as an actor, and as a writer for both radio and theatre. His lifelong passion for rambling also took root in that decade.In the 1930s rambling was a mass sport of working class youth and the organized left played a decisive role… 

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