Description : Detailed social history of the industry and its union, and of the national and international actions in which the latter figured during the period.
Description : Containing over 25,000 entries, this unique volume will be absolutely indispensable for all those with an interest in Britain in the twentieth century. Accessibly arranged by theme, with helpful introductions to each chapter, a huge range of topics is covered. There is a comprehensiveindex.
Description : These papers seek to address the question of what should be the future concerns of railway historians through the consideration of a number of themes of significance in railway history. While recognizing the need to revisit old areas of study, these papers seek to indicate new perspectives which might be opened up. They are firmly rooted in the realities of railway history with its strong and continuing appeal for both amateur and professional. Some of the material is as relevant for the privatized railways of the present as the well-loved railways of the past.