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Author Phillips, Jim, 1968-
Title Collieries, communities and the miners' strike in Scotland 1984-85 / Jim Phillips.
Imprint Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2012.

Series Critical labour movement studies
Critical labour movement studies series.
Subject Coal Strike, Great Britain, 1984-1985.
Strikes and lockouts -- Coal mining -- Scotland.
Scotland -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Scotland -- Economic conditions -- 1973-
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 194 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This is a major re-evaluation of the 1984-5 Miners' Strike, which was a central event in Britain's recent economic, industrial and political history, and the first book to show the pivotal and distinctive nature of the strike in Scotland. The book's particular strengths address the limits of current understanding of the meaning and character of the strike.
Contents 1. Origins and outbreak -- Collieries, communities and coalfield politics -- Closures and workplace conflict: the origins of the strike -- 2. The strike -- The Scottish industrial politics of the strike -- Communities and commitment -- Ending and aftermath -- Legacy and conclusion.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781781704691 (electronic bk.)
1781704694 (electronic bk.)
9781781704448 (electronic bk.)
1781704449 (electronic bk.)
9781526130600 (electronic bk.)
1526130602 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 835909981
Additional Format Print version: 9780719086328