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By Peter Ackers,Alastair J. Reid

This e-book poses an immense revisionist problem to twentieth century British labour background, aiming to seem past the Marxist and Fabian exclusion of operating category event, particularly faith and self-help, on the way to exaggerate ‘labour flow’ category team spirit. rather than a ‘forward march’ to secular state-socialism, the learn offered here's dedicated to a wealthy range of social routine and ideas. during this number of essays, the editors identify the liberal-pluralist culture, with the subsequent chapters protecting 3 special sections. half One, ‘Other sorts of organization’ covers topics akin to alternate unions, the Co-operative occasion, women’s neighborhood activism and Protestant Nonconformity. half , ‘Other Leaders’, covers agency 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 way 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)

This publication poses an immense revisionist problem to twentieth century British labour historical past, aiming to appear past the Marxist and Fabian exclusion of operating category adventure, particularly faith and self-help, so one can exaggerate ‘labour move’ type solidarity. rather than a ‘forward march’ to secular state-socialism, the examine offered here's dedicated to a wealthy range of social pursuits and concepts.

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