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history of labour in Sheffield

Sidney Pollard

history of labour in Sheffield

by Sidney Pollard

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Published by Liverpool University Press .
Written in English


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Statementby Sidney Pollard.
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Sheffields Labour, Sheffield. 1, likes 3 talking about this. Page is for people who already support / are considering supporting Labour, & who either do/have/will live(d) in, or have friends &. Sheffield South East Labour Party. likes. Official Facebook page for the Labour Party in the South East Sheffield Parliamentary Constituency.

  Labor Day became a federal holiday in , under President Grover Cleveland. Cleveland created the holiday during a crisis over federal efforts to end a strike by railroad workers. On this week’s show I think the pandemic really takes a cover off of all the faults in our Labor Express Radio, excerpts from Haymarket Books recent webinar “Racism is a Public Health Crisis.”Employers quickly forgot about the sacrifices that those they called heroes made The impact of COVID on public employees is the topic on the latest episode of AFT in Action, the.

  The current Labour leader was a rank outsider when he narrowly made it onto the ballot for Labour's leadership contest. But a surge in Labour's membership helped propel .   When I think of the small notions and little minds of the public men of old Sheffield I can hardly realise that the City has become the fine important flourishing place it is today, one of the largest Cities of the Empire. Frederick Mappin, , quoted in Sidney Pollard, A History of Labour in Sheffield, ().


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A History of Labour in Sheffield - Sidney Pollard - Google Books. This book describes the working and living conditions of workers, especially those in the cutlery and tools, steel and engineering.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pollard, Sidney. History of labour in Sheffield. [Liverpool] Liverpool University Press, (OCoLC) A history of workers in the staple trades of the Sheffield area from the s.

Condition: Dustjacket very shelfworn, rubbed and torn. Foxing to foreedge, but pages clean and clear and binding tight. This book looks at the development of socialism in Sheffield, before the formation of the Labour Party and before the horrors of the twentieth century. Buy it in a local bookshop or search on Amazon for 'The Red Flag of Anarchy'.

One hundred years on Labour is in government with an overwhelming majority. This book is a unique opportunity both to celebrate and assess critically the Labour Party's role in shaping events of the twentieth century. It brings together academics from a variety of disciplines to examine the history of the Party's development.

Lloyd, The Cutlery Trades (London, ); S. Pollard, A History of Labour in Sheffield (Liverpool, ); W. Taylor, The Sheffield Horn Industry (Sheffield, ); A. Watson, The Sheffield Assay Office (Sheffield, ).

1 In the second half of the eighteenth century the population of the town probably doubled. Walkley has a new book about its history of labour in Sheffield book, and it travels back in time to the very start of the Sheffield suburb in Victorian times.

By Frances Soar Thursday, 23rd Aprilam. This pamphlet describes the development and activity of the Sheffield Workers' Committee (SWC), an unofficial trade union organisation which came into existence in the city during the First World War.

The Committee arose in the munitions factories of Sheffield's East End, as a specific response to wartime conditions. Extracted from "A History of Labour in Sheffield ". by Professor S Pollard (formerly of Sheffield University). "The standards of working-class housing in the town, like the standards of sanitation, deteriorated in the 's and 's with the pressure of population, but they were still above those of other industrial towns.

Labor history or labour history is a sub-discipline of social history which specialises on the history of the working classes and the labor historians may concern themselves with issues of gender, race, ethnicity and other factors besides class but chiefly focus on urban or industrial societies which distinguishes it from rural history.

Based on an extended period of research in two local steel factories, this book combines a lively, descriptive account with a wide-ranging critique of post-industrial capitalism. Its central argument is that recent government attempts to engineer Britain’s transition to a post-industrial and classless society have instead created volatile post-industrial spaces marked by informal labor, industrial.

Sheffield Labour Party, 6 years of Labour Rule in Sheffield, - [] (Sheffield Local Studies Library: local pamphlets, vol. 7; another copy at local pamphlets, vol.

98 no. 10; ( S)) Sheffield Labour Party, election manifesto, (Sheffield Local Studies Library: MP M). The History of the City of Sheffield −, vol. 1: Politics (Sheffield: ‘Obituaries’ in ‘Born with a Book in his Hand’: A Tribute to Edmund Frow, ed.

Mike Herbert as general editor of Cumulative Index to the Bulletin of the Society for the Study of Labour History (−) and the Labour History Review (−). An excellent resource for Sheffield historical material including; Under Five Sovereigns, History of Labour, Holy Trinity Wicker, Recollections of Sheffield, Sheffield City Battalion, Story of St.

Philip's Church, the Wheat collection, Sanitary State of Sheffield inSheffield and Rotherham Independent Articles, Sheffield in the 18C, The. Inthe Sheffield Guardians leased from the Duke of Norfolk about fifty acres of moorland, at Hollow Meadows, about six miles from the town, with a view to reclaiming it by pauper labour.

An ancillary workhouse was established on the site. The name Sheffield is Old English in origin. It derives from the River Sheaf, whose name is a corruption of shed or sheth, meaning to divide or separate. Field is a generic suffix deriving from the Old English feld, meaning a forest clearing.

It is likely then that the origin of the present-day city of Sheffield is an Anglo-Saxon settlement in a clearing beside the confluence of the rivers. In his first book, Before the Socialists (), he employed a "history from below" perspective to study the relationship between labour and politics during – He also edited a collection of essays from what he called his "student collective" at Warwick: The Independent Collier was published in and, according to John Halstead, it "transformed the study of the miners".

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Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. This book provides a comprehensive review of the Sheffield football scene from untilusing research, some of which never before seen in the public domain.

The book analyses all ninety-five clubs that existed during the period when Sheffield led the world of Association football and was a critical factor in the formulation of today. Child mortality in this period of Sheffield’s history was about 25 percent for children five and under.

Statistics from the Sheffield General Infirmary show that between andover 6, children died, representing half of the mortality in the infirmary.[Excerpt] While this volume contains some important pieces, it is uneven in quality, and several of the papers, in my opinion, should have been omitted.

Given the very high price of the book, the fact that it omits Pollard's important papers on factory discipline and his chapter from the Cambridge Economic History of Europe, and the ready availability in journals of the best papers, I cannot.Sheffield Book Society Sheffield, Sheffield Labour Group Sheffield, Sorby Natural History Society, Sheffield Sheffield, Yorkshire Sorby Scientific Society Sheffield, Yorkshire Soroptimist International: Sheffield Sheffield, Yorkshire.