Chartism and the miners: A reinterpretation
- CHARTISM. Royle, Edward // History Today;Dec85, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p46
Deals with chartism in Great Britain. Standard interpretation of chartism; Importance of social and economic considerations in determining the nature and incidence of chartist activity; Influential scholar to develop views on chartism; Origins of chartism as a political movement.
- Chartism's Black Activist. Chase, Malcolm // History Today;Oct2007, Vol. 57 Issue 10, p20
OFTEN FORGOTTEN TODAY, 160 years ago William Cuffay was a familiar figure in the popular politics of London. He was born in 1788 with a deformity of the spine and legs that prevented him from following his father into the Royal Navy and turned to the tailoring trade at an early age, eventually...
- Talking point. Crabb, Steve // People Management;9/13/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 18, p4
Introduces a series of articles which deals with trade unions in Great Britain.
- Back on terms. Gall, Gregor; Cooper, Cathy // People Management;9/13/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 18, p40
Describes how trade-unions are pursuing their campaigns to be recognized in Great Britain's job market. How companies can make trade-unions valuable to the business; Success of the recognition campaigns; Possible outcomes of being recognized. INSETS: A package deal;Gains on paper;New dealers.
- Comrades are on the march again. Kelly, John // New Statesman;1/28/2002, Vol. 131 Issue 4572, p18
Focuses on the trade union revival in Great Britain as of January 2002. Percentage of workers at the Honda car plant in Swindon, England, which voted to be represented by Amicus; Increase in total union membership as of January 2002; Factors which contributed to the union revival.
- Policing Chartism, 1839-1848: The Role of the 'Specials' Reconsidered. Swift, R. E. // English Historical Review;Jun2007, Vol. 122 Issue 497, p669
The article examines the nature and role of special constables in the policing of Chartism in England from 1839-1848. It investigates how these special constables were recruited, how they were deployed and how efficient they were. It describes the attitude of the Chartists towards the special...
- MAJOR ACCESSIONS TO REPOSITORIES IN 2003 RELATING TO THE LABOUR MOVEMENT. Haunton, Melinda // Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Dec2004, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p323
This section provides a list of manuscript accessions relating to labor movement received by the National Archives: Historical Manuscripts Commission from repositories in Great Britain in 2003. The information collected is edited and used to produce a number of thematic digests which are...
- The workers are restless. Taylor, Robert // New Statesman;7/29/2002, Vol. 131 Issue 4598, p14
Discusses issues on labor movement in Great Britain. Information on trade union leader Derek Simpson; Condition of industrial politics in the country; Discussion on the history of labor movement and employment; Status of workers in various industries.
- Tory ace fails to trump unions. Monks, John // New Statesman;04/04/97, Vol. 126 Issue 4328, p31
Discusses how the trade union movement in Great Britain has been changed by Labour Party policies. Encouragement of rise in job security and gap between top earners and the rest of the working class; Moves that weakened protection for individual workers and unions; United Nations' condemnation...