In that spirit, lyd is diving into glasgow's red-painted past while maintaining our own twist with a retro review of the album “red clydeside,”. The paper asserts how revisiting histories such as red clydeside reveals complexities within labour movements and links to more recent debates within labour. Professor elaine mcfarland, a specialist in modern scottish history at glasgow caledonian university, said: red clydeside does have this. Information and images on the key political figures and events of the red clydeside movement. Buy the legend of red clydeside new edition by iain mclean (isbn: 9780859765169) from amazon's book store everyday low prices and free delivery on.
Ssp podcast: council budgets, red clydeside & the stirling revolution 13 february 2015 speakers_podcast in this weeks ssp podcast we have some. The red clydeside first put itself on the map in the agitated years of the first world war since then, it has received plenty of examination. Alistair hulett & dave swarbrick: red clydeside (red rattler ratcd 005) red clydeside the story of john maclean (1879-1923.
'red clydeside'—workers' demonstration (with red flag) in george square, glasgow, in 1919 (scottish media newspapers) the most dangerous man in. The famous image of red clydeside is the raising of the red flag above 35,000 striking engineering workers massed in glasgow's george square during the 40 . In order to better understand the developmental nature of the events which contributed to the legend of red clydeside, the timeline has been divided into four.
The 1918 representation of the people act extended the franchise at a time when glasgow's political radicalism, with rent strikes, trade. Although unemployment decreased slightly in the few years immediately preceding the beginning of hostilities, inflation rose dramatically,. Gerry mooney looks at how colour represents various forms of protest - particularly with regards to the struggles and protests on clydeside.
This paper revisits the histories of red clydeside to foreground a diversity of political identities the paper argues that this diversity is crucial to defining the. Red clydeside is the era of political radicalism that characterised the city of glasgow in scotland, and urban areas around the city on the banks of the river. Red clydeside although socialist ideas were permeating through scotland prior to the first world war, there was scant representation in parliament and the.
John maclean hero of red clydeside henry bell series: revolutionary lives paperback $2100 (with free ebook) hardcover $10500 ebook $2100. Independent labour party rebels on red clydeside spotlight on helen crawfurd & james maxton in 1910, keir hardie, scottish leader of the. David kirkwood was one of the men who turned clydeside red, a working class hero feared by an establishment which believed him capable. Of red clydeside by offering a new view ofthe dilution crisis which stands 11t the historiography of red clydeside where he points out that historians have.
When the clyde ran red paints a vivid picture of the heady days when revolution was in the air on clydeside through the bitter strike at the. Historical tradition and community mobilisation: narratives of red clydeside in memories of the anti-poll tax. That took place in the midst of an era of political radicalism known as 'red clydeside', which was a significant landmark in the development of. Look, indeed, at red clydeside at its peak in 1919 this movement, centred on mass strikes in glasgow for a 40-hour week in the engineering.