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The miners' lockout of 1926 used to be a pivotal second in British twentieth-century heritage. commencing with the heady days of the final strike, it endured for seven months and affected a million miners. In County Durham, the place nearly 3 in each ten grownup males labored within the coal undefined, its effect used to be profound.
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Preserving the Sixties: Britain and the 'Decade of Protest' by T. Harris,M. O'Brien Castro,Monia O''Brien Castro