• Political Purpose in Trade Unions book cover

    Political Purpose in Trade Unions

    1st Edition

    By Irving Richter

    First published in 1973. In this study of trade union political activity in the period since 1945, the author demolishes much of the original rhetoric and inherited wisdom to provide an alternative insight on the entire subject of unions in politics. For his study the author has chosen to examine,…

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  • Labour: The Unions and the Party book cover

    Labour

    The Unions and the Party, 1st Edition

    By Bill Simpson

    First published in 1973. In this study, the author adopts a historical approach, tracing the evolution of socialist thinking during the past century and relating this to the growth of the union movement. The Taff Vale judgement, the Osborne judgement, the roles of the SDF, the Fabians, and the ILP…

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  • Employers and Labour in the English Textile Industries, 1850-1939 book cover

    Employers and Labour in the English Textile Industries, 1850-1939

    1st Edition

    Edited by J. A. Jowitt, A. J. McIvor

    First published in 1988. This collection of essays examines aspects of labour and industrial relations history in the textiles sector of Northern England during the mature phase of industrialisation before World War One and the period of retrenchment during the interwar economic recession. There…

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    The Changing Labour Party

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin J. Smith, Joanna Spear

    First published in 1992. In the 1992 General Election the Labour Party presented a substantial changed programme to the electorate. This book presents an analysis of the fundamental changes to Labour policy which occurred during the 1980s. It examines in detail the ideological and political context…

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  • Recollections of a Labour Pioneer book cover

    Recollections of a Labour Pioneer

    1st Edition

    By Francis William Soutter

    First published in 1923. This autobiographical study by Francis William Soutter, an English Radical activist and an advocate for independent labour representation in Parliament, will be of interest to anyone interested in political and social history. This title examines Soutter’s background, his…

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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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