Dare to be a Daniel!

McCartney, Wilf and Albert Meltzer. Dare to be a Daniel! : A history of one of Britain’s earliest syndicalist unions. Kate Sharpley Library: 1992. 26 pages.

McCartney, a catering worker from age 10, gives a vivid description of the conditions in the kitchens of London’s West End restaurants, the rise of a revolutionary syndicalist union in 1910, the ways in which it won every strike it undertook (!), and its eventual demise in 1914 with World War I. An important page of anarchist and labour history.

  9781873605257   Not currently available.   Find at a local library.

McCartney, Wilf and Albert Meltzer. Dare to be a Daniel! : A revolutionary union in the catering trade AKA The French Cooks’ Syndicate Third edition. Kate Sharpley Library: 2013.

McCartney, a catering worker from age 10, gives a vivid description of the conditions in the kitchens of London’s West End restaurants, the rise of a revolutionary syndicalist union in 1910, the ways in which it won every strike it undertook (!), and its eventual demise in 1914 with World War I. An important page of anarchist and labour history.

  9781873605264   £2.00  Only available in the U.K.   Find at a local library.

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