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Once Britain's most powerful industry, coal mining has left its mark on the geographies and communities in two particular places, the South of Wales and North-East of England, areas now strongly associated with support for Brexit. They are the subject of a new book, The Shadow of the Mine, by Professors Emeritus Ray Hudson and Huw Beynon of Durham and Cardiff Universities respectively and in this pod we discuss the political and cultural similarities and differences of these two post-industrial heartlands and their connection with the Labour Party. The Shadow of the Mine: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/667406/the-shadow-of-the-mine-by-huw-beynon-and-ray-hudson/ Huw Beynon on Twitter: https://twitter.com/profhuwbeynon And for all the latest pods, blogs and videos, follow us here: https://twitter.com/HiraethBlog Do leave us a rating and review if you are enjoying the podacst.