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A Short History of the British Working Class Movement (1937)
Volume 2

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ISBN 9780415265652
Published December 6, 2001 by Routledge
216 Pages

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Book Description

This is volume 2 of the set A Short History of the British Working Class Movement (1937). The volumes reprinted here provide a general narrative of the history of the working class movement in all its main aspects - Trade Unions, Socialism and Co-operatives. The historical focus is upon the latter part of the eighteenth century, set against a background of economic and social history.

Table of Contents

Preface, I. Introductory, II. Thrift and Abstinence, III. Trade Unionism Re-made, IV. Political Movements, V. The Labour Laws, 1864-1871, VI. The Labour Laws {continued)—Trade Unionism in the ’Seventies, VII. The Great Depression, VIII. Socialism and the Dock Strike, IX. Independent Labour, X. The Condition of the Workers in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century

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G.D.H. Cole