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Home Browse Books Book details, A Short History of the Labour Party. How did the Labour Representation Committee (or . as we must call it) come into existence, and how did it succeed in transforming itself into a Labour Party? The long-term reasons were complex. A Short History of the Labour Party. It was partly because the enfranchisement of the manual workers in 1867 and in 1884 tended to increase the electoral importance of 'labour' and its leaders. But this factor by itself would not have been enough, as we know from our observation of American politics.
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Henry Mathison Pelling (27 August 1920 – 14 October 1997) was a British historian best known for his works on the history of the British Labour Party, including: The Origins of the Labour Party (1954) and.
He was also a pioneer of the serious study of twentieth-century electoral and party politics, and wrote such other works as: Modern Britain 1885-1955. Social Geography of British Elections: 1885-1910.
Labour’s Tribulations (from May 1979). Bibliographic Information. Short History of the Labour Party. Conclusion: The Past and the Future. Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited.
ALASTAIR J. REID is a Lecturer in History and Fellow of Girton College, Cambridge.
Thoroughly revised and updated, it describes the events that led to the inception of the party, the role of the trade unions within the party, the successes and failures of the twentieth century and the revival of the party's fortunes under Kinnock, Smith and then Blair. This book thus provides the essential background for an understanding and appreciation of today's political debates. ALASTAIR J.
way to improve their competitive position was to reduce costs by reducing wages, and they observed with envy the comparative weakness of unionism in other countries, particularly in the United States. In 18g8 the further important step was taken of forming an Employers' Parliamentary Council, which was designed to promote the interests of employers generally at Westminster.
I expected a book to learn the evolution of the vision of the society in the Labour Party. I've just found data and internal affairs. I expected a book to learn the evolution of the vision of the society in the Labour Party. Not a single word about ideas defended by the left wing of the party or the right wing of the party.
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