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A short history of the British labour movement.

by Logie Barrow

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Published by Sheed & Ward in London, Sydney .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Labor unions -- Great Britain -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 55-[56]

      SeriesPerspectives on work, welfare and society
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6664 .B33
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 56 p.
      Number of Pages56
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4052565M
      ISBN 100722005520
      LC Control Number79408579
      OCLC/WorldCa34838

      Haymarket Books: books for changing the world. critical history of the U.S. labor movement examines the hidden history of workers' resistance. Women and the American Labor Movement. Ives offers a new perspective on one of the most volatile periods in British labor history. On New Terrain. Students of the English labour movement in both its political and industrial aspects may be grateful to Dr Brown for his clear exposition of developments over the past two centuries. Broader than a mere history of trade unionism and wider than a study of the origins and history of the Labour Party, this book pulls together and examines various.

      In writing this history of the British labour movement since mid- Victorian times, I have become increasingly aware of the limitations of my subject. This is not a history of the working class, a majority of which has usually been excluded for one reason or another from effective participation in the labour movement. Working-class organisation in mid-Victorian Britain --Society, politics and the labour movement, --Socialism and the new unionism, --The Labour alliance, --The Labour unrest, --The impact of war, --Working-class organisation between the wars --Labour government and general strike, --The.

        traces the history of the British Labour Movement from its beginnings at the onset of industrialisation through its development within a capitalist society, up to the end of the twentieth-century. Written by a leading activist in the labour movement, the book redresses the balance in much labour history Reviews: 6.   You cannot read [On the Line] and not be overwhelmed by all the forces that opposed the progress of workers over more than a century of labour you cannot read this book and not marvel at the tenacity and the capacity of workers to organize and fight back. (Irene Lanzinger, president, BC Federation of Labour)[Mickleburgh has] the gift of bringing the past to s: 4.


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