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Struggle or Starve : Working-class Unity in Belfast's 1932 Outdoor Relief Riots (Paperback) (Sean

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In October 1932, the streets of Belfast were gripped by vicious and widespread rioting that lasted the best part of a week. Thousands of unarmed demonstrators fought extended pitched battles against heavily-armed police. Unemployed workers and, indeed, whole working-class communities, dug trenches and built barricades to hold off the police assault. The event became known as the Outdoor Relief Riotone of a very few instances in which class sympathy managed to trump sectarian loyalties in a city famous for its divisions.

Seán Mitchell is a founding member of the People Before Profit. He was the first person to stand for election under the party's banner.

Number of Pages: 250
Genre: History, Political Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist
Author: Sean Mitchell
Language: English
Street Date: January 24, 2017
TCIN: 51642284
UPC: 9781608466788
Item Number (DPCI): 248-27-1336
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