Record Number : 86892 of 13452

Title : Working class movement library

Description :
The website "Working Class Movement Library" introduces this librarys, which is based in Salford, and is a repository for a large collection of books, periodicals, pamphlets, and archive material relating to the labour movement in Britain, and a few other countries, from the late eighteenth century onwards. On the site users can find information on visiting the library, as well as access on online OPAC library catalogue to search the libraries holdings. The website also provides a large range of guidance articles to various collections, including the archives of the GMB, the Journeymen Brushmakers, the National Union of Tailors and Garment Workers, and the Thomas Paine collection. This section also contains biographies of notable individuals like Ewan MacColl and James Connolly. "Our collection" provides an overview of the holdings by categories: working lives; trade unions; protests, politics and campaigning for change; creativity and culture; activitsts; international; and family history. The activists section contains biographies of notable individuals like Ewan MacColl and James Connolly. This is a valuable resource for those interested in labour and working class history in Britain and elsewhere.

URL : http://www.wcml.org.uk/

Uncontrolled Keywords : academic libraries; British history; industrialisation; Communism; marxian analysis; marxist;

Controlled Keywords : United Kingdom; Working Class Movement Library (Salford, England); working class; women; trade unions; socialism; marxism; united kingdom; trade unions; socialism; marxism; communist parties; labour history; labour movements;

Language : eng;

Period : 18th Century; 20th Century (1946 - 1999); 19th Century; 20th Century (1900 - 1945)

Geographic Name : British Isles

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