Radical Salford - Episodes in Labour History, by Edmund and Ruth Frow

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Radical Salford - Episodes in Labour History, by Edmund and Ruth Frow

Radical Salford - Episodes in Labour History, by Edmund and Ruth Frow

Booklet published by Neil Richardson in 1984, 34 pages. A4 size booklet (N3987P1)

This booklet provides a fascinating account of the history of Salford in Manchester, and the important part this area has played in the development of working class political conciousness, the growth of socialism and the Trade Union movement, and the emergence of working class political power through the Labour Party. Sections in the booklet include:

  • The making of a manufacturing town
  • Child Labour
  • John Johnson - a prominent Salford Radical
  • Salford men and women at Peterloo
  • Owenite Socialism
  • Chartism
  • Frederick Engels and Salford
  • Trade Unions and Industrial Struggles
  • Socialist revival in Salford
  • Tom Mann and the 'Don't Shoot' leaflet
  • Labour Representation
  • Salford Labour Party and the 'Hands Off Russia' campaign, 1920
  • General Strike 1926
  • Salford men who fought in Spain during the Spanish Civil War

The booklet is illustrated throughout with several black and white photographs

Condition of the booklet is excellent. The cover is clean and bright, the staple spine is tight and intact and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. Has an old price printed on the front cover

Condition New