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The High Tide of British Trade Unionism?: Trade Unions and Industrial Politics, 1964-79 John McIlroy

The High Tide of British Trade Unionism?: Trade Unions and Industrial Politics, 1964-79

John McIlroy

Published April 1st 2008
ISBN : 9780850366020
Paperback
408 pages
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Exploring theexciting, turbulent period in labor history from 1964 to 1979,this volumeof path-breaking analysis recalls an era of popular mythology and political discourse, examining how workers unions nearly drove Britain into the ground. Itcites asMoreExploring the exciting, turbulent period in labor history from 1964 to 1979, this volume of path-breaking analysis recalls an era of popular mythology and political discourse, examining how workers unions nearly drove Britain into the ground. It cites as a proponent such figures as Transport Workers’ leader Jack Jones and reveals how this turbulence eventually set the stage for Thatcherism and 1980s reform.