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01 November 2014

256 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9781781380291

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The Winter of Discontent

Myth, Memory, and History

First Edition

Tara Martin López
Foreword by Sheila Rowbotham

Liverpool University Press

Studies in Labour History LUP

  • Offers never-before conducted interviews with grassroots activists
  • Sheds light on the previously-ignored role of female and black activists in these strikes
  • Examines a constellation of political identities shaped by the Winter of Discontent, from local trade union activists to national Labour Party and trade union leaders
  • Engages with current scholarly debates about this moment of "crisis" in post-war British history and politics

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