Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite: In the Coalfields, 9 September 2021
Show More Anne & Betty: United by the Struggle by Anne Scargill and Betty Cook.
Route, 256 pp., £20, November 2020, 978 1 901927 81 8Show More
Women of the Durham Coalfield in the 20th Century: Hannah’s Daughter by Margaret Hedley.
History Press, 159 pp., £14.99, March, 978 0 7509 9504 7Show More
Coal Country: The Meaning and Memory of Deindustrialisation in Postwar Scotland by Ewan Gibbs.
University of London, 306 pp., £25, February, 978 1 912702 55 8Show More
Scottish Coal Miners in the 20th Century by Jim Phillips.
Edinburgh, 336 pp., £24.99, February, 978 1 4744 5232 8Show More
The Shadow of the Mine: Coal and the End of Industrial Britain by Huw Beynon and Ray Hudson.
Verso, 402 pp., £20, June, 978 1 83976 155 3Show More
“... Ewan Gibbs and Jim Phillips, in their studies of Scottish miners and the decline of coal, and Huw Beynon and Ray Hudson, in their comparative account of the coalfields of South Wales and County Durham, describe the particular fate of the coal industry, which was not typical, but a special case.Coal production peaked in Britain in 1913, when 292 ...”