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Alan Bullock, The Life & Times of Ernest Bevin, Vol. Two, Minister of Labour 1940-1945, Heinemann, 1967.

Hugh Armstrong Clegg, A History of British Trade Unions Since 1889, Vol. III, 1934-1951, Clarendon Press, 1994.

Nina Fishman, The British Communist Party and the Trade Unions 1933-1945, Scolar, 1995.

James Hinton, Shop Floor Citizens, Engineering Democracy in 1940s Britain, Edward Elgar, 1994.

The Times, British War Production 1939-1945: A Record (The Times, London: 1945) ('produced in complete conformity with the authorized economy standards').

Ernest Fairfax, Calling All Arms: The Story of How a Loyal Company of British Men and Women Lived through Six Heroic Years (Hutchinson, London: 1945).

P. Inman, Labour in the Munitions Industries (HMSO and Longmans, London: 1957).

H. M. D. Parker, Manpower: A Study of War-time Policy and Administration (HMSO and Longmans, London: 1957).

Angus Calder, The People's War: Britain 1939-45 (Panther, London: 1971).

Asa Briggs, Go to It! Working for Victory on the Home Front 1939-1945 (Mitchell Beazley and the Imperial War Museum, London: 2000).

Penny Summerfield, Women Workers in the Second World War, Production and Patriarchy in Conflict, London, Croom Helm, 1984.

Claire Whiteman, More Than Munitions; Women, Work and the Engineering Industries 1900-1950. London, Longman, 1999, chapter 7.

Sue Bruley, Women in Britain Since 1900, Macmillan, Basingtoke, 1999, chapter 4.

Sue Bruley, Working For Victory, A Diary of Life in a Second World War Factory, London, Imperial War Museum/Sutton, 2001.

R. Croucher, Engineers at War (Merlin, London: 1982).

A. Calder, The Peoples' War (Cape, London: 1969).

H. Pelling, A History of British Trade Unionism (Penguin, London: 1992).

H. Smith (ed.) Britain in the Second World War: A Social History (Manchester University Press, Manchester; 1996).

T. Burridge, British Labour and Hitler's War (Deutsch, London: 1976).