Review of books published by Five Leaves related to the Battle of Cable Street, by Martin Spafford
A review of Cannadine, Keating & Sheldon’s “The Right Kind of History: Teaching the Past in Twentieth-Century England” by John Gardiner
Review of the recently published book “Striking a Light” by Louise Raw, which examines one of the best known industrial disputes in labour history, the 1888 matchgirls strike at Bryant and May’s factory in Bow, East London.
Information and comment about events to mark the 75th anniversary in October 2011, of the Battle of Cable Street, an iconic moment in the battle against the fascists in 1930s Britain.
‘Made in Dagenham’, the new film by Nigel Cole and Stephen Woolley, captures a key moment in British trade union history. It’s about the landmark strike in 1968 by women machinists at Ford’s factory.