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The General Strike of 1842

by Mick Jenkins

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Published by Lawrence and Wishart in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General Strike, Great Britain, 1842.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Mick Jenkins ; introduction by John Foster.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD5365.A6 J46
    The Physical Object
    Pagination300 p. :
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4225512M
    ISBN 100853154880
    LC Control Number80505569

      The U.S. Postal Service Strike of , the country’s first nationwide strike of public employees, was an eight-day “wildcat strike” (that is, an illegal strike taken without approval of Author: Eric Vilas-Boas. Get this from a library! The General Strike, May its origin & history. [Robert Page Arnot].

    The General Strike. There are two good accounts of the General Strike itself: The General Strike by Christopher Farman and The General Strike by Julian Symons. Readers may notice that authors of books on the General Strike do not use much imagination with their titles! Both these books are sympathetic and good factual accounts of the strike. The General Strike. By Mark Krantz. Browse here for books from Bookmarks Publications and Redwords. Bookmarks has been publishing books for over 40 years. Every year we publish a selection of books and pamphlets that address the key issues facing activists and trade unionists. Many of our older publications are available from our Author: Mark Krantz.

      In the summer of , general strike began amongst miners in Staffordshire and quickly spread to other areas. In many areas plugs were removed from boilers to put factory machinery out of action - thus preventing factories from being able to open - which gave rise to the disturbances being referred to as the Plug Riots. Strike leaders were portrayed as dirty, cowardly and treacherous. In London, Home Secretary Sir James Graham readied artillery and troops dispatched them toward Lancashire on August On this same date, Queen Victoria issued an edict declaring the illegality of the strikes and offering a £50 reward for turning in a fellow striker.


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The General Strike of Hardcover – January 1, by Mick Jenkins (Author)Cited by: This account draws largely on Mick Jenkins’ book, The General Strike of The idea for a general strike had been worked out in detail more than a decade before the events of by William Benbow, a self-educated Lancashire radical who had been involved in the Hampden Clubs after the Napoleonic wars, and later played a part in establishing the National Union of the Working Classes.

The General Strike of Paperback – Decem by Mick Jenkins (Author)5/5(1). The general strike of A detailed, full-length history of the UK Chartist general strike of against pay cuts and for universal male suffrage, by. Sadly, much of what happened inwhen half a million workers, stretching from Dundee to Cornwall, took participated in a strike that linked demands for the People’s Charter with an end to.

The General Strike of has been largely forgotten. Those who organised and led what was at that time the ‘biggest general strike in the history of the world’ are almost hidden from history.

Mark Krantz will introduce his new book that tells the story of the strike, the people who led it, and the politics of the period. In The General Strike of (Lawrence & Wishart ), Mick Jenkins makes a compelling case that, far from being the desperate rabble so often described in other histories, the mill and factory workers of the North West were politically aware and quite able to make the link between demands demands for better wages and the need for the Charter.

The General Strike, also known as the Plug Plot Riots, started among the Staffordshire miners and soon spread through the country affecting factories, mills and coal mines from Dundee to South Wales and Cornwall.

The strike was influenced by the Chartist movement, a mass working class movement from –   The General Strike of Jenkins, Mick, Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming: Internet Archive. The General Strike of Item Preview.

: The General Strike of Paperback – 24 Sept. by Mick Jenkins (Author)5/5(2). The general strike Mon, 31/08/ - One hundred and fifty years ago the first prolonged general strike of the British working class was at its peak. Tens of thousands of workers in Lancashire, Staffordshire and Yorkshire mounted flying pickets, seized.

Buy The General Strike ofOxfam, Mick JENKINS, Books, History. At its height, the strike wave, which lasted from May through to September, involved around half a million workers and spread as far as Scotland, South Wales and Cornwall; it was “the most massive industrial action to take place in Britain - and probably anywhere - in the nineteenth century” (Mick Jenkins, The general strike of ).

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However, a book by Mick Jenkins, is called, significantly, The General Strike of () and he notes that the strike movement started among the Staffordshire miners (at. The general strike of A detailed, full-length history of the UK Chartist general strike of against pay cuts and for universal male suffrage, by Mick Jenkins with an introduction by John Foster.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. The General Strike Of A general strike (or mass strike) is a strike action in which a substantial proportion of the total labour force in a city, region, or country participates.

General strikes are characterised by the participation of workers in a multitude of workplaces, and tend to involve entire communities.

General strikes first occurred in the midth century, and have characterised many historically. The General Strike of Add to My Bookmarks Export citation. Type Book Author(s) Mick Jenkins Date Publisher Lawrence and Wishart Pub place London ISBNPreview. This item appears on. List: PX - Capital Labour and Power: Britain, Section.

The Miners’ Strike of Maerdy Boys’ School Log Book The nine days of the General Strike in May shook the foundations of British society as over million workers across the country downed tools. For many in the trade union movement it was a simple act of solidarity with the miners who had seen their wages and terms.

In MayBritain was gripped by what became known as the General Strike. This downing of tools lasted for nine days, during which time it divided the people, threatened the survival of the government of the day and brought the country nearer to revolution that it perhaps had ever been/5.

R.G. Gammage History of the Chartist Movement, pages Epstein The Lion of Freedom, page R.G. Gammage History of the Chartist Movement, page Mick Jenkins The General Strike ofLondon, surveys the wave of strikes with a particular emphasis on Lancashire and Raymond Challinor and Brian Ripley The Miners’ .At its height, the General Strike of involved up to half-a-million workers and covered an area which stretched from Dundee and the Scottish coalfields to South Wales and Cornwall.

It lasted twice the length of the General Strike.