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A Short History of the British Working Class Movement

George Douglas Howard Cole

A Short History of the British Working Class Movement

by George Douglas Howard Cole

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • Work & labour,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • History / Great Britain,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - General

  • Edition Notes

    Routledge Library of British Political History, Labour and Radical Politics 1762-1937

    The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages1950
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10188044M
    ISBN 100415265630
    ISBN 109780415265638

    "Twentieth-Century Writing and the British Working Class" challenges suggestions that class is no longer relevant for literary analysis. It examines how the lives and experiences of working-class people have changed over the past century, and how these changes have been depicted and explored in a range of fictional and non-fictional texts and films. This book is the first comprehensive history of consumerism as an organised social and political movement. Matthew Hilton offers a groundbreaking account of consumer movements, ideologies and organisations in twentieth-century Britain.

    The label caught on and came to characterise young working-class and lower-middle-class writers disillusioned with conformity and the conservative values of the ruling classes. The most prominent writers in the group were Amis, Osborne and Colin Wilson, whose book The Outsider was a publishing sensation when it appeared in Furthermore, writing about the British working-class writers, H Gustav Klaus, in The Socialist Novel: Towards the Recovery of a Tradition () suggested that "the once current [term] 'proletarian' is, internationally, on the retreat, while the competing concepts of 'working-class' and 'socialist' continue to command about equal adherence".

    Others led by Edward Thompson in The Making of the English Working Class wanted to reposition the Marxist tradition of British history and secure a recognition for the agency and creativity of working-class people, in place of a deterministic view of the impact of economic relationships. Recent writing has reflected the uncertainties and. “A history of the working class in the United States should, first of all, give a sense of what is meant by "the working class in the United States." It means most of us who live in the United States of America-which, unfortunately, has not been the focus of a majority of history books that 4/5(8).


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1 New from $ The volumes reprinted here provide a general narrative of the history of the working class movement in all its main aspects - Trade Unions, Socialism and Co-operatives. The historical focus is upon the latter part of the eighteenth century, set against a background of economic and social history.

Read more Read lessCited by: A Short History of The British Working-Class Movement 3 volumes Vol 1 Vol 2 Vol 3 Hardcover – January 1, by G D H COLE (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: G D H COLE. Book Description This is volume 2 of the set A Short History of the British Working Class Movement ().

The volumes reprinted here provide a general narrative of the history of the working class movement in all its main aspects - Trade Unions, Socialism and Co-operatives.

Excerpt. The following study of the British Working-class Movement purports to be no more than an introductory survey of a field which needs much further research. There exist already full histories of the Trade Union Movement, by Mr.

and Mrs. Webb, and of the Co-operative Movement, by G. Holyoake and by Benjamin Jones, as well as many excellent studies of particular phases and periods.

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By G. Cole Reviewed By A Short History of the British Working Class Movement. By G. Cole. pp, Allen and Unwin, Purchase. Get the Magazine. Save up to 55%. Synopsis The volumes reprinted here provide a general narrative of the history of the working class movement in all its main aspects - Trade Unions, Socialism and Co-operatives.

The historical focus is upon the latter part of the eighteenth century, set against a background of economic and social history. Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd. Buy A Short History of the British Working Class Movement (): Volume 1: Vol 1 (Routledge Library of British Political History) 1 by Cole, G.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : G. Cole. Margaret Willes’ excellent book The Gardens of the British Working Class demonstrates how enclosure was a defining point in the British attitude to land, community, self-reliance and ownership.

OCLC Number: Description: 2 volumes in 1: illustrations ; 22 cm: Contents: 1. Other Titles: British working class movement. THIS BOOKLET is not intended to be more than a guide to the history of our British Trade Union Movement.

Indeed, no comprehensive account has been presented since the Webb's standard work was published a quarter of a century ago. But the booklet will serve as an introduction to the history of the Trade Unions. The thirteen essays in this book reflect the dual character of writing about the history of the British working class.

The first section focuses on the outlook, organization, and policies of the Labour movement. The second section is concerned with central aspects of the social history of the working class. The chronological history of the working class movement in British India is discussed below: 1.

The early nationalist advocated the improvement of economic conditions of the working. Short history of the modern British working-class movement.

London: Plebs League, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: William W Craik. Thompson’s monumental The Making of the English Working Class () was arguably the single most significant contribution to working-class history, but it is easy to forget that he was just one part of a larger community of scholars with a shared interest in the emergence and experiences of the working class at the time of the British.

The thirteen essays in this book reflect the dual character of writing about the history of the British working class. The first section focuses on the outlook, organization, and policies of the Labour movement. The second section is concerned with central aspects of the social history of the working class.

Together, these essays provide striking evidence of the ways in which the experience of. British Working Class Movements Select Documents – Authors; G.

Cole; A. Filson. Chartism was the first movement both working class in character and national in scope that grew out of the protest against the injustices of the new industrial and political order in Britain. While composed of working people, Chartism was also mobilized around populism as well as clan identity.

A Short History of the British Working Class Movement, George Douglas Howard Cole () Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London (). Mason’s short piece is a response to the news that statistics show white working class students to be the worst-performing demographic in British schools.The Angry Young Men were a new breed of intellectuals who were mostly of working class or of lower middle-class origin.

Some had been educated at the postwar red-brick universities at the state’s expense, though a few were from shared an outspoken irreverence for the British class system, its traditional network of pedigreed families, and the elitist Oxford and Cambridge.