Susan Pedersen: Britain between the Wars, 8 August 2013
Show More The British People and the League of Nations: Democracy, Citizenship and Internationalism, c.1918-45 by Helen McCarthy.
Manchester, 282 pp., £65, November 2011, 978 0 7190 8616 8Show More
A Lark for the Sake of Their Country: The 1926 General Strike Volunteers in Folklore and Memory by Rachelle HopeSaltzman.
Manchester, 262 pp., £65, April 2012, 978 0 7190 7977 1Show More
“... was immunised against the Continental viruses of open class antagonism and political extremism. Rachelle HopeSaltzman’s study of the activities and attitudes of the hundreds of thousands of strike volunteers allows us to look more carefully into that celebratory narrative. ...”