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  • The International Labour Organisation: The First Decade book cover

    The International Labour Organisation

    The First Decade, 1st Edition

    By Albert Thomas

    First published in 1931. This study was written by various officials of the International Labour Office, and provides an overview of the work of this institution as it was in the years after its initial formation. The authors provide a full and systematic description of the activities within the…

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  • Keir Hardie: The Making of a Socialist book cover

    Keir Hardie

    The Making of a Socialist, 1st Edition

    By Fred Reid

    First published in 1978. This book is an essay in labour biography. Labour leaders of the nineteenth century are often enigmatic personalities, and James Keir Hardie is no exception. The main purpose of this study is to penetrate the heart of the enigma that is Kier Hardie. Why does he remain so…

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  • Ben Tillett: Portrait of a Labour Leader book cover

    Ben Tillett

    Portrait of a Labour Leader, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Schneer

    First published in 1982. To study Tillett’s career is to study the modern British labour movement in its formative stages. His rhetoric and activities cast light upon some of the most important periods in labour history. In this book, not only the career of this remarkable and mercurial man is…

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  • Labour's Conscience: The Labour Left, 1945-51 book cover

    Labour's Conscience

    The Labour Left, 1945-51, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Schneer

    First published in 1988. The years 1945-51 were crucial to the Labour Party and the Left in Britain. This elegantly written book traces the gradual and painful disillusionment of the Labour Left with the Attlee governments and analyses the alternative, more militant, programme which the Labour Left…

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  • A History of the Labour Party from 1914 book cover

    A History of the Labour Party from 1914

    1st Edition

    By G. D. H. Cole

    First published in 1948, this book gives a full account of the development of the British Labour Party from its emergence as a national influence in the first world war to its return to power with an effective majority after the second world war. The study includes an epilogue which surveys the…

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  • British Working Class Politics, 1832-1914 book cover

    British Working Class Politics, 1832-1914

    1st Edition

    By G. D. H. Cole

    First published in 1941. This purpose of this history of the earlier phases of the political Labour movement was due to the author’s belief that there was a need for a positive effort to re-create the legion of inspired and untiring propagandists for Socialism whose work made the Labour Party…

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  • New Jerusalems: The Labour Party and the Economics of Democratic Socialism book cover

    New Jerusalems

    The Labour Party and the Economics of Democratic Socialism, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Durbin

    First published in 1985. In the 1930s the Labour Party undertook a deliberate search for a viable economic programme to introduce a democratic socialism to Britain. Against the background of the economic turmoil of the period, a group of young economists working for the party thrashed out the…

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  • Reshaping Labour: Organisation, Work and Politics book cover

    Reshaping Labour

    Organisation, Work and Politics, 1st Edition

    By John Holford

    First published in 1988. In a few short years during and just after the Great War, the Labour Party and the trade unions established themselves firmly at the centre of the British political and industrial scene. But at the same time, the politics and organisation of both Labour and unions were…

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  • What's Left?: Women in Culture and the Labour Movement book cover

    What's Left?

    Women in Culture and the Labour Movement, 1st Edition

    By Julia Swindells, Lisa Jardine

    First published in 1990. What had been left out of Left thought? What had allowed the Left to substitute nostalgia for programme and action, and to continue to address itself exclusively to labouring men, despite insistent demands for inclusion from others – notably women – who recognised…

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  • The Fifth Estate: Britain's Unions in the Seventies book cover

    The Fifth Estate

    Britain's Unions in the Seventies, 1st Edition

    By Robert Taylor

    First published in 1978. Britain’s unions were blamed by many people for the country’s post-war economic decline. Portrayed as greedy wreckers who wanted to run the country, they had become scapegoats for the state of the nation. This anatomy of Britain’s diverse and complex trade union movement…

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  • An Infantile Disorder?: The Crisis and Decline of the New Left book cover

    An Infantile Disorder?

    The Crisis and Decline of the New Left, 1st Edition

    By Nigel Young

    First published in 1977. The New Left, as an organised political phenomenon, came – and went – largely in the 1960s. Was the Movement that went into precipitate decline after 1969 the same New Left that had developed a decade earlier? Nigel Young’s thesis is that the core New Left, as it had…

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  • British Trade Unionism To-Day book cover

    British Trade Unionism To-Day

    1st Edition

    By G. D. H. Cole

    First published in 1939. This book provides a balanced picture of Trade Unionism as it was in the 1930s, both in general and in each of the principal industries and services. The study opens with a brief outline of Trade Union history, before examining Trade Unions in various industries, including…

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