The Battle of Leeds: and other episodes of workers struggle in West Yorkshire

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Pamphlet by Leeds Socialist Party containing articles on the Leeds Gasworkers strike 1890, the Manningham Mills strike 1890-1, the Old Dog Strike 1909, the Yeadon lockout 1913 and the Leeds Corporation strike 1913. Includes a foreword by Joel Heyes, Secretary of Leeds TUC

"The past few years have seen a resurgence of the trade union movement, with one of the largest ever trade union organised demonstrations and large public sector strikes, as well as growing unrest in the private sector. The theme of this pamphlet is the upsurges of the union movement in the past, particularly around the textile and gas industries in West Yorkshire."

- From the introduction.

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Author Dalton, Iain & Dominguez, Manny
Binding Pamphlet
No. of Pages 40
Publisher Socialist Publications
Date of Publication 2013
ISBN 978-1-870958-44-6

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