General strike 1926 - further reading guides

libcom's guide to further reading around the UK general strike of 1926.

Submitted by Steven. on January 29, 2010

On Britain - Trotsky
Writings on Britain - Trotsky (3 Vols.)
Marxism and Trade Union Struggle: The General Strike of 1926 - Cliff/Gluckstein (SWPGB)
The General Strike - Skelley, Ed.
The General Strike - J. Symons
Nine Days - A.J. Cook
British Socialism - Anthony Wright
Communism in Britain - Woodhouse/Pearce
A Lost Left - Howell



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Submitted by Picket on October 12, 2011

Browsing my Dad's Socialism bookshelf, I found:

[color=red]MAY 1926[/color] "The General Strike"
[color=red]Britain's Aborted Revolution?[/color]
[font=times]Christopher Farman[/font]
[font=times](Panther, 1974)[/font]
I've flicked through it, it doesn't impress me...

Anyone know it? Read or burn?


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Submitted by Kronstadt_Kid on March 22, 2012

Hi Pikel, I just finished reading Chris Farman's book.

It does not give a 'LibCom' perspective but I learnt much through the book and in certain chapters it does provide a history 'from below'.