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Dockers

The '95 to '98 Liverpool Lock-out

Author: Dave Sinclair

Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

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Category: Transportation

Page: 160

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A unique insight into the 1995-98 dockers' dispute and its aftermath

Docker's Daughter

Author: Sally Worboyes

Publisher: Hachette UK

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Category: Fiction

Page: 464

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An authentic and moving romantic saga set against the backdrop of the docks, streets, markets and pubs of Whitechapel, from the author of Wild Hops and The Dinner Lady. Young Kay Armstrong wants to break away from her tough East End background, where her friends are turning to crime. A job in the City seems like the perfect answer - but when she plans a holiday to Spain that involves forging her passport, she takes a step too far... Meanwhile her dad, Jack, is spearheading the great dock strike. He and his wife Laura worry about their headstrong daughter, especially the new set of friends introducing her to fashionable restaurants and the pleasures of drinking. And when Zacchi, the handsome gypsy boyfriend of her past reappears, Kay has some hard choices to make...

The Dublin Docker

Working Lives of Dublin’s Deep-Sea Port

Author: Aileen O’Carroll

Publisher: Merrion Press

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Category: History

Page: 285

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As a port city, Dublin owes much to the labourers who strove against the heavy-duty tide of imports and exports; a league of thousands who were hired on a day-to-day basis for generations, defining the bustle of Dublin city centre – a cornerstone of the urban industrial working class in Ireland. The Dublin Docker is a sumptuously illustrated history that determines the dockers’ and stevedores’ importance as an industrial subculture within the Dublin that they navigated. The authors excavated the archive of the Dublin Dockworkers Preservation Society to discover a wealth of photographs, spanning the mid-nineteenth century to the 1970s, that capture the dockers’ arduous labour and the energy of Dublin port. These evocative images bring this beautifully designed social history to life, complementing the inimitable voices revealed in interviews with the dockers themselves. How they negotiated working hours and pay, the changes that came with epochal events – the Dublin Lockout, the First World War, the Easter Rising and War of Independence – and the innumerable myths and ‘dark stories’ that shrouded their image: The Dublin Docker is a history of the dockers and their deep-woven connection to the city.

Striking a Light

The Bryant and May Matchwomen and their Place in History

Author: Louise Raw

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

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Category: History

Page: 304

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In July 1888, fourteen hundred women and girls employed by the matchmakers Bryant and May walked out of their East End factory and into the history books. Louise Raw gives us a challenging new interpretation of events proving that the women themselves, not celebrity socialists like Annie Besant, began it. She provides unequivocal evidence to show that the matchwomen greatly influenced the Dock Strike of 1889, which until now was thought to be the key event of new unionism, and repositions them as the mothers of the modern labour movement. Returning to the stories of the women themselves, and by interviewing their relatives today, Raw is able to construct a new history which challenges existing accounts of the strike itself and radically alters the accepted history of the labour movement in Britain.

Working Mother

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Page: 90

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The magazine that helps career moms balance their personal and professional lives.

Lawyers' Reports Annotated

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The two lives of Joseph Docker

Author: J. M. McMillan

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Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 293

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A fully documented biography of the life of an Anglican clergyman who arrived in Sydney in 1828, was forced to resign in 1833 by machinations against him, trekked overland to Port Phillip and became a squatter on Bontharambo Plains, Ovens River, where he built one of Victoria's most remarkable country houses. With appendices, bibliography and index. The author has also written a history of early Richmond, 'The view from Docker's Hill'.

The Lawyers Reports Annotated

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Bear and His Daughter

Author: Robert Stone

Publisher: HMH

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Category: Fiction

Page: 240

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The stories collected in Bear and His Daughter span nearly thirty years - 1969 to the present - and they explore, acutely and powerfully, the humanity that unites us. In "Miserere," a widowed librarian with an unspeakable secret undertakes an unusual and grisly role in the anti-abortion crusade. "Under the Pitons" is the harrowing story of a reluctant participant in a drug-running scheme and the grim and unexpected consequences of his involvement. The title story is a riveting account of the tangled lines that weave together the relationship of a father and his grown daughter.

The Northeastern Reporter

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Includes the decisions of the Supreme Courts of Massachusetts, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois, and Court of Appeals of New York; May/July 1891-Mar./Apr. 1936, Appellate Court of Indiana; Dec. 1926/Feb. 1927-Mar./Apr. 1936, Courts of Appeals of Ohio.

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