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Chapter One

                                                        CHAPTER ONE                                                     THE EARLY DAYS   1. Introduction   2. 17th Century Democrats   3. The crowd in action   4. Lead Mining in Derbyshire   5. From Guild to Union […]

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Chapter Two

                                                             CHAPTER TWO                                                "REBELLION IN DERBYSHIRE"          1. Luddism in Derbyshire                            2. The Knitters’ Union after Luddism                  3. The Pentrich Provocation of 1817                   4. Notes and references                                 Luddism […]

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Chapter Three

                                                          CHAPTER THREE                                UNIONS DURING & AFTER THE COMBINATION LAWS   1. The Law, Society and the Unions   2. The Textile Industry       i) Child Labour     ii) Adult Labour […]

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Chapter Six

                                                       CHAPTER SIX                                                     The Golden Age of Empire –                                       Derbyshire Trades Unionism 1848-1890     1 SUPER-PROFITS MEAN SUPER-WAGES    A new generation of professional trades unionists     2 "DOING AWAY […]