May Hobbs

Standard Name: Hobbs, May


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Textual Production Maggie Gee
For Ra Page 's Comma Press volume Protest. Stories of Resistance, 2017, MG chose not only an actual historical setting of grassroots political resistance, but a story involving an actual person: May Hobbs ...


16 August 1972: Five years after May Hobbs began a strike...

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16 August 1972

Five years after May Hobbs began a strike of night cleaners at the Ministry of Defence (supported by the civil servant trade union and others, and by feminist sympathisers), management agreed to the women's demands...


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