Books on the Trade Unions and The Co-Operative Movement
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V L Power
in Trade Unions A Study of their
Organization in Great Britain, Longmans, Green & Co., 1954, pp323.
VG/VG. A detailed study of
union government. £5.95
V L Trade
Unions and the Government, Longmans, Green & Co., 1960, pp326.
VG/VG. Deals historically
and analytically with the relationships between trade unions and central
government in Britain. £6.95
Post Office Engineering Union, The history of the Post Office engineers
1870-1970, Bachman and Turner, pp432. VG
with glazed boards. Professor
Turner provides a scholarly history of the union.
of Good Character: A History of the Sheet Metal Workers, Coppersmiths,
Heating and Domestic Engineers, Lawrence & Wishart, 1985, pp446.
VG/VG. A comprehensive
history signed by George Guy, the union General Secretary.
Briggs G Jubilee History of the York Equitable Industrial Society Limited, Manchester Co-op, 1909, pp280. No dw. G with covers worn but contents sound. “Ex-Libris Tony Aitman” sticker inside front cover and “Old Priory Adult Shool, Nunnery Lane, York” stamped at top of title page. A history of one branch of the co-operative movement. £5.95
Clegg H A The Changing System of Industrial Relations in Great Britain, Blackwell, 1983, pp479. A completely updated version of the The System of Industrial Relations in Great Britain. Pb. Crease down centre of spine else VG. A comprehensive description of industrial relations before the Thatcher years. £3.95
A R The
Miners of Nottinghamshire 1914-1944: A
History of the Nottinghamshire Miner’s Unions
Unwin, 1962, pp323. No
Mansbridge, Albert Brick upon Brick: Co-operative Permanent Building Society 1884-1934, Dent, 1934, pp235. No dw. VG. An important record of one aspect of the Co-operative movement. £5.95
Moran, James NATSOPA Seventy-Five Years The National Society of Operative Printers and Assistants 1889-1964, OUP, 1964, pp160. A readable history recording the colourful history of the printers’ union. VG+/VG with two small tears in dw neatly repaired internally. £5.95
Reinalda, Bob (editor) The International Transportworkers Federation 1914-1945: The Edo Fimmen Era, 1997, pp301. F/F. The ITF is the international trade secretariat for all transport workers. This major study examines the role of the ITF between the wars and during World War 2 under the leadership of the legendary Dutchman, Edo Fimmen. £7.50
Roberts, Bryan The Price of TUC Leadership, A&U, pp148. VG+/VG. A Criticism of the TUC General Council and its responsibility for the Labour Party's General Election Defeat in 1959. £6.95
Sidney E The Industrial Society 1918-1968, The Industrial Society, 1968, pp51. No dw. VG. A history of this employer’s organisation, originally known as the Industrial welfare Society. £3.50
Tuckett, Angela The Scottish Carter: The History of the Scottish Horse and Motormen’s Association 1898-1964, A&U, 1967, pp448. VG/VG with several small repaired tears in dw. A comprehensive history of the union. £6.95