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This booklet poses a massive 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, so one can exaggerate ‘labour flow’ classification unity. rather than a ‘forward march’ to secular state-socialism, the examine awarded here's dedicated to a wealthy variety of social events and concepts. 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 resembling alternate unions, the Co-operative get together, women’s group activism and Protestant Nonconformity. half , ‘Other Leaders’, covers corporation 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 move will locate this a useful resource.

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261–80. 53. State socialists were disillusioned by the repeated failure of the East End working class to be revolutionary: see G. Stedman Jones, Outcast London.  337–49. 54. A. Trocchi, Sigma Portfolio no.  Littlewood, Joan’s Book.  707. 55.  Laing.  Laing.  121–40. 56.  Dench et al. (eds), Young at Eighty. The Prolific Public Life of Michael Young (Manchester, 1995), pp. 1–7; L.  203–24. 57. See K. Minogue, The Liberal Mind (Indianapolis, 2000), p.  9. 58.  Clegg, ‘The Oxford School of Industrial Relations’, Warwick Papers in Industrial Relations, No.

Trocchi, Sigma Portfolio no.  Littlewood, Joan’s Book.  707. 55.  Laing.  Laing.  121–40. 56.  Dench et al. (eds), Young at Eighty. The Prolific Public Life of Michael Young (Manchester, 1995), pp. 1–7; L.  203–24. 57. See K. Minogue, The Liberal Mind (Indianapolis, 2000), p.  9. 58.  Clegg, ‘The Oxford School of Industrial Relations’, Warwick Papers in Industrial Relations, No.  4. 59.  Cole, Guild Socialism Re-stated (London, 1920). 60.  124, Campbell and McIlroy argue that labour historians have to deal with ‘complexity, contradiction and contingency’, but we fear yet more variations on a tired, old theme.

64.  Cowling, The Impact of Labour, 1920–1924 (Cambridge, 1971). R. ’ English Historical Review, 99 (1984), pp. 297–331; B. Hindess, ‘The decline of working-class politics: a reappraisal’, p. 233, in B. Pimlott and C. Cook (eds), Trade Unions in British Politics (London, 1991). 66. J.  207. 67.  Middleton, ‘“Affluence” and the Left in Britain, c.  107–38. 68.  Harrison, Seeking a Role. The United Kingdom 1951–1970; and Finding a Role. The United Kingdom 1970–1990 (Oxford, 2009, 2010); and P. Addison, No Turning Back.

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