Book reviews in Labour History Review Volume 86 (2021), Issue 2

The books listed below are reviewed in Labour History Review (2021), 86, (2), 271-292. Find out more.

Keith Laybourn reviews Robert Colls This Sporting Life: Sport and Liberty in England, 1760-1960, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020, pp. xvi + 391, h/b £25, ISBN 978 0 1982 0833 4

Giorgio Riello reviews Karuna Dietrich Wilenga Weaving Histories: The Transformation of the Handloom Industry in South India, 1800-1960, Oxford: Oxford University Press for the British Academy, 2020, pp. 272, h/b £80, ISBN 978 0 1972 6673 1

Peter Gurney reviews Christopher Frank Workers, Unions and Payment in Kind: The Fight for Real Wages in Britain, 1820-1914, Abingdon: Routledge, 2020, pp. vii + 293, h/b £120, ISBN 978 1 1381 2106 5

Sarah Hellawell reviews Ruth Cohen Margaret Llewelyn Davies: With Women for a New World, Dagenham: Merlin Press, 2020, pp. 283, p/b £17.99, ISBN 978 0 8503 6759 1

Ad Knotter reviews Cyril Pearce Communities of Resistance: Conscience and Dissent in Britain during the First World War, London: Francis Boutle Publishers, 2020, pp. 556 h/b £30, ISBN 978 1 8380 9282 5

Chitra Joshi reviews Maarcel van der Linden, Anna Sailer, and Ravi Ahuja (eds.), ‘The Distress is Impossible to Convey’: British and German Trade Union Reports on Labour in India (1926-1928), Berlin: De Gruyter Ouldenbourg, 2020, pp. viii + 284, h/b £79, ISBN 978 31106 81918

Ben Curtis reviews Jack Saunders Assembling Cultures: Workplace Activism, Labour Militancy and Cultural Change in Britain’s Car Factories, 1945-82, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2019, pp. x + 298, h/b £80, ISBN 978 1 5261 3339 7

Katie Milestone reviews Stephen Catterall and Keith Gildart Keeping the Faith: A History of Northern Soul, Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2020, pp. 320, h/b £80, ISBN 978 0 7190 9710 2

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