Tom Nairn: The Miners’ Strike, 8 October 2009
Show More Marching to the Fault Line: The 1984 Miners’ Strike and the Death of Industrial Britain by Francis Beckett and David Hencke.
Constable, 303 pp., £18.99, February 2009, 978 1 84901 025 2Show More
Shafted: The Media, the Miners’ Strike and the Aftermath edited by Granville Williams.
Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom, 176 pp., £9.99, March 2009, 978 1 898240 05 1Show More
“... thus a belief in the continued viability of the pits – to function at all. Francis Beckett and David Hencke quote one journalist’s description of a mining village near Barnsley: The village is not big, nearly all the 300 workers in the pit live here with their families. The wages were never very high … but they have cars and many own their little ...”