Labour Movements

Labour Movements

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This is a collection of articles focusing upon aspects of the organized labour movement in a number of countries. In addition, a review section examines texts relating to the British Labour movement, with the theme of gender relations in working class history particularly emphasized.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 147.83 x 207.26 x 10.41mm | 176.9g
  • PLUTO PRESS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • index
  • 0745308139
  • 9780745308135

Table of contents

The decline of the socialist part of America 1901-1919, David Kennedy; the peculiarities of the French - writing the history of the French working class, Roger McGraw; communist life in a rural area - the Voralberg Province, Austria, Wolfgang Weber; class struggle in the cemetery, Tauno Saarela; a socialist Valhalla, Archie Potts; George Orwell and "Searchlight", John Newsinger. Reviews.show more

About Willie Thompson

Willie Thompson was until his retirement Professor of Contemporary History at Glasgow Caledonian University. His books, published by Pluto, include The Good Old Cause: British Communism 1920-1991 (1992), What Happened to History? (2000) and Ideologies in the Age of Extremes: Liberalism, Conservatism, Communism, Fascism 1914-91 (2011). He is currently vice-president of the Socialist History Society.show more