Fascinating and readable history of the National Union of Railwaymen, once one of Britain's largest unions, as the Beeching Era led to drastic cuts in the labor force. This book examines the impact these changes had on the men and women who maintained the railway and the impact on their union. The NUR's reaction to the Beeching closures of the 1960s and the Industrial Relations Act of 1971, its policies on the closed shop, inter-union rivalries, representation in Parliament and the constitution of the Labour Party are treated authoritatively by the author who had free access to all the union's records. Since the NUR also had a large membership in London Transport, the National Bus Co., the British Docks Board and in British Transport Hotels, the problems of organizing the workforce in those areas are also examined. 459 pages with index.
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Book Description Allen & Unwin, 1982. Book Condition: Good. 1st. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP17030254
Book Description ALlen & Unwin. Book Condition: As New. 1982. Hardcover. Keywords: British Railways - History - General. Not a first edition copy. . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # KHS0052524
Book Description ALlen & Unwin, 1982. Book Condition: As New. 1982. Hardcover. Keywords: British Railways - History - General. Not a first edition copy. . . . . Bookseller Inventory # KHS0052524
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Ex-Library Book. Has usual library markings and stamps inside. All orders are dispatched the following working day from our UK warehouse. Established in 2004, we have over 500,000 books in stock. No quibble refund if not completely satisfied. Bookseller Inventory # mon0002227962
Book Description Unwin Hyman, 1982. Book Condition: Very Good. *Price HAS BEEN temporarily reduced this weekend for our July ABEBOOKS SALE* 456 pp., Hardcover, very good in a good+ dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # ZB745278
Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # GOR003242081
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1982. Book Condition: Fair. Volume 2. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. No dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 5889109
Book Description Unwin Hyman. Book Condition: Used - Very Good. 1982. Hardcover. Cloth. 8vo. 459 pp. Mild shelf wear to dust jacket, otherwise very sound. Very Good. Dust Jacket is Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # C33749
Book Description Allen & Unwin. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 0043310842 with dj. Bookseller Inventory # K0041536
Book Description London : Allen & Unwin, 1982. First Edition. Fine cloth copy in an equally fine dw. Particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and especially sharp-cornered. ; 459 pages; Physical desc.: 459 p. Notes: Volume 2 only. Complete with excellent photo illustrations. Subjects: National Union of Railwaymen --History. 1 Kg. 459 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 96864