Coal, Class & Community: The United Mineworkers of New by Len Richardson

By Len Richardson

Geographically remoted and lengthy considered as the 'quintessential' proletarians, business bogeymen and revolutionaries, coal miners occupy an incredible position within the background of business radicalism in New Zealand. taking a look at the back of the stereotypes, Coal, category and group tells a narrative approximately New Zealand's commercial previous, basically making a choice on the principal concerns and taking note of the colourful personalities concerned. The booklet demonstrates how miners' experience they'd a old undertaking to steer the attack upon the capitalist procedure introduced them to the fore in the course of New Zealand's maximum business upheavals: the Maritime Strike of 1890, the progressive turmoil of 1912-13 and the 1951 Waterfront Dispute.

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