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A History of British Socialism Volume 2

Edited By Max Beer Copyright 1919
    464 Pages
    by Routledge

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    This is volume 2 of the set A History of British Socialism. These volumes study the political thought experienced as a result of the massive transition of the British countryside to capitalist agriculture and capitalist industry.

    Part III CHARTISM, I. THE GROWTH OF CHARTISM, 1. The Centres and Leaders of the Movement, 2. The London Leaders, 3. The Northem Leaders, 4. The Chartist Schoolmaster, II. THE POLITICAL ORGANISATION OF THE MASSES, I. The London Working Men's Association (L.W.M.A.), 2. The People's Charter, 3. The Binningham Political Union, 4. The National Petition, III. THE CHARTIST MOBILISATION, 1. The Line of Action, 2. Questions of Policy and Internal Dissensions, 3. Socialist Aim and End, IV. THE GENERAL CONVENTION 1. The Opening of the Convention, 2. Discussion on Free Trade, 3. Dissension in the Convention, 4. The Session at Birmingham and the Ulterior Measures, 5. The National Petition and Parliament, 6. The Convention and the General Strike, V. CHARTISTREVOLT AND THE NATIONAL CONSCIENCE, 1. The Insurrection in South Wales, 2. Wholesale Arrests, 3. First Effects of Chartism on Literature, VI. REORGANISATION AND ELECTORAL POLICY, 1. The National Charter Association (N.C.A.), 2. Other Plans for Organisation, 3. Electoral Policy, 4. Chartists and Radicals, 5. The Second National Petition, VII. THE CULMINATION OF CHARTISM, 1. Economic Distress and General Strike, 2. Trials and Disorganisation, 3. O'Connor's Plan of Agrarian Reform, 4. New Leaders, VIII. THE FINAL FLICKER AND EXTINCTION I. Parliamentary Elections of 1847, 2. Chartism and the Internationals, 3. The Petition and April 10, 1848, 4. The Last Stage of Chartism, IX. MORAL INFLUENCE OF CHARTISM, 1. Conservative Social Reform Movements, 2. The Oxford Movement and Young England, 3. Christian Socialism, 4. J. S. Mill and Richard Jones, 5. Concluding Remarks, Part IV MODERN SOCIALISM (1855-1939), X. MAIN CURRENTS OF THE PERIOD, 1. Zenith of Liberalism, 2. Liberal Labour. Birth of State Socialism, 3. Independent Labour. Revolutionary Socialism, XI. INTERNATIONALISM AND LIBERAL LABOUR, 1. Years of Apathy, 2. Karl Marx, 3. Address and Rules, 4. Activity and Failure of the International, 5. Liberal Labour Organisations, XII. REV


    Max Beer (Author)