2 edition of Clydesiders at War found in the catalog.
|Statement||B & W Pub|
|Publishers||B & W Pub|
|LC Classifications||March 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 119 p. :|
|Number of Pages||97|
|2||Clydesiders Trilogy 3|
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53 people were recorded as injured. The answer was the Rent Restriction Act — this froze rent at 1914 levels unless improvements had been made to the property. The rent strikes also contributed to the tension on Clydeside in 1915. He resigned as MD in 1915 to become the director of munitions forappointed by David Lloyd George who was then Minister for Munitions but would become Secretary of State for War and Prime Minister the following year.
It was followed by in 1973 A Baby Might Be Crying and A Sort of Peace, forming a trilogy known Clydesiders at War as The Breadmakers Saga. It allowed employers to increase working hours and cap wages.
But private conflicts and personal traumas are soon overshadowed by the tragedy of total war. They were supported by thousands of striking workers outside in George Square. He had worked as a steward on liners going to and from the USA before he found a job in the Albion Motor Works in Scotstoun. Like thousands of others, the Gourlays and the Cartwrights experienced the full horror of the First World War. Clydebuilt ships accounted for two-thirds of the winners of the 'Blue Riband' the unofficial transatlantic speed record and the river became the home of most of the important shipping lines, including Cunard, as their orders usually went to the Clydeside yards.
Clashes broke out between the police and the striking workers. The major air base at Prestwick, the center for commando training at Inveraray, the terminal point for Atlantic convoys at the Tail of the Bank and of course the Gare Loch, the major British military port of the Second World War, were all of vital significance to the Allied Clydesiders at War.
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Clydesiders At War is the final part of the epic Clydesiders trilogy - a tale of two Glasgow families that began amid the dying embers of the Edwardian era and reaches it conclusion in the dark days of the Second World War. This was indeed a marked characteristic of the local ILP itself as an organization: initially at least, capable of containing both essentially cautious municipal socialists such as Wheatley and Dollan alongside more controversial Clydesiders at War orators such as.
getOwnPropertyDescriptor;for var c in e if "default"! It was also the scene of human tragedy in the form of the Clydebank and Greenock blitzes. Author: Theresa Breslin Publisher: Random House ISBN: Category: Juvenile Fiction Page: 432 View: 571 During the 1930s Depression in Scotland, Kezzie and her young sister Lucy are luckier than most. The Clydeside Rent Strike of 1915 saw organisations like the South Govan Housing Association led by Mary Barbour and Helen Crawfurd take action.
The Clyde Workers Committee, originally called the Labour Withholding Committee LWC , was founded by trade unionists — who had fallen out with their union leaders who were all pro-war to a man — and political agitators to oppose the Act.
The answer was the Rent Restriction Act — this froze rent at 1914 levels unless improvements had been made to the property.
For this book some 200 of the most telling were carefully selected, and scanned to the highest standards, depicting in unprecedented detail every aspect of the yard's output, from the liner Aquitania in 1914 to the cruiser Enterprise, completed in 1920.