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Pitmen Preachers and Politics - Robert Moore

Pitmen Preachers and Politics

Paperback Published: 26th November 1979
ISBN: 9780521297523
Number Of Pages: 308

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A study of four Durham mining villages in the period 1870 to 1926 which examines the effects of Methodism on the political life of the villages during an especially important phase of trade union and political history. Professor Moore's research is both vivid and scholarly. He lived in the community, he can report first-hand on the villagers he talked with, and at the same time he produces an ambitious contribution to the social sciences.

Historical background
The Deerness Valley
The social and economic basis of paternalism: the colliery-owners in the Deerness Valley
Village Methodism - I
Village Methodism - II: the structure of the Methodist societies in the Deerness Valley
The respectable Methodists and the old Liberalism
The radicals and the Labour Movement, 1900-1926
Methodists in action: three political case studies
1970 - a postscript
Conclusions
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ISBN: 9780521297523
ISBN-10: 0521297524
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 308
Published: 26th November 1979
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.45