Class, Culture and Community

Class, Culture and Communities is derived from a recent SSLH conference and includes articles by Anne Baldwin, Chris Ellis, Stephen Etheridge, Neil Pye, Alexander Jackson, Laura Price, Catriona Louise MacDonald, Brian Marren, Christopher Massey, Chris Hill and Maria Novella Vitucci. The collection includes articles on mining identities, brass bands in the Pennines, ethnicity, unemployment, women councillors, nationalisation, the Labour defence debate of the 1950s and 1960s, the Independent … Continue reading Class, Culture and Community

Liberty or Death: the Yorkshire Luddites

The story of the Luddites and their times continues to fascinate. That is particularly true for those of us who live in that part of Yorkshire where the events were most dramatic. However, what is often overlooked is the extent to which the Luddite events of 1812 and 1813 fit within the broader and more sustained pattern of British social and political radicalism in the … Continue reading Liberty or Death: the Yorkshire Luddites