This thesis examines the British coalmining industry, a subject which has in general already been extensively investigated. However, with the exception of a limited
number of general histories or specific regional studies, the main focus of attention has centred on the interwar years
when the industrial problems of the period were inextricably linked with the coal industry [continued]…
A Master's Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Master of Philosophy of Loughborough University.