The South Wales Miners: 1964-1985

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The booming coal industry of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries was the main reason behind the creation of modern south Wales and its miners were central to shaping the economics, politics and society of south Wales during the twentieth century. This book explores the history of these miners between 1964 and 1985, covering the concerted run-down of the coal industry under the Wilson government, the growth of miners' resistance, and the eventual defeat of the epic strike of 1984-5. Their interactions with the wider ...

The South Wales Miners: 1964-1985 2013, University of Wales Press, Wales

ISBN-13: 9780708326114

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The South Wales Miners: 1964-1985 2013, University of Wales Press, Wales

ISBN-13: 9780708326107

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