Cowman, Krista
April 2007
Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Apr2007, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p3
Academic Journal
The edition provides commentary on the editorial team and contents of the current issue. Special tribute is paid to senior editor and University of the West of England professor June Hannam. A study of unemployment benefits and their impact on the rate of unemployment in Great Britain between World War I and II is presented. An analysis of 19th century farm service workers and their impact on Anglican clergy is given. A controversial monthly holiday for coal miners known as Mabon's Day in South Wales is covered. The final topic is the downfall of the Central Labour College, which may have been caused by scandal.


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