By Peter Ackers,Alastair J. Reid
This ebook poses a big revisionist problem to twentieth century British labour historical past, aiming to seem past the Marxist and Fabian exclusion of operating classification adventure, significantly faith and self-help, with a purpose to exaggerate ‘labour circulate’ category team spirit. rather than a ‘forward march’ to secular state-socialism, the study awarded this is dedicated to a wealthy variety of social hobbies and ideas. during this number of essays, the editors determine the liberal-pluralist culture, with the next chapters masking 3 precise sections. half One, ‘Other varieties of organization’ covers matters corresponding to exchange unions, the Co-operative get together, women’s neighborhood activism and Protestant Nonconformity. half , ‘Other Leaders’, covers business enterprise Edward Cadbury; Trades Union Congress chief Walter Citrine; and the electricians’ chief, Frank Chapple. half 3, ‘Other Intellectuals’, considers G.D.H. Cole, Michael younger and left libertarianism by means of Stuart White. Readers attracted to the British Labour circulation will locate this a useful resource.
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Alternatives to State-Socialism in Britain: Other Worlds of Labour in the Twentieth Century (Palgrave Studies in the History of Social Movements) by Peter Ackers,Alastair J. Reid