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By Harry Patterson

The scars left through the 1984/85 "Great Strike for Jobs" are nonetheless uncooked in Nottinghamshire, thirty years later. There, the vast majority of the nationwide Union of Mineworkers didn't help their union, operating through the strike, later forming the breakaway Union of Democratic Miners.

Look again in Anger places those occasions into context, giving a historical past of the coalfields in the course of the 20th century and the 1st finished review of the strike yr in Nottinghamshire. Harry Paterson has interviewed remarkable and dealing miners, Coal Board officers, ladies lively in opposing the pit closures, Council officers and others. The publication contains info that hasn't ever earlier than seemed in print, along memorabilia and private letters from the interval.

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