Journals Higher Education



Published: 09 February 2016

288 Pages | 18 black & white illustrations

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526113948

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A history of the British Musicians' Union, 1893â2013

First Edition

Martin Cloonan and John Williamson

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Examines musicians as workers - a rarely adopted perspective
  • First account of the history of the Musicians' Union which has been at the centre of the UK's music industries for over 120 years
  • Provides new perspective on British social history
  • Gives new insights in to work of the BBC and Phonographic Performance Limited (PPL) which challenge existing accounts of 'the music industry'

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