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A business and labour history of Britain

Mike Richardson

A business and labour history of Britain

case studies of Britain in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

by Mike Richardson

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Industrial relations,
  • Industrial management,
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management,
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Organizational Behavior,
  • Business enterprises,
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Corporate & Business History,
  • Case studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementedited by Mike Richardson and Peter Nicholls
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD8388 .B87 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24853507M
    ISBN 109780230280922
    LC Control Number2011018673

    Since Labour History Review has explored the working lives and politics of 'ordinary' people. It has played a key role in redefining social and political history.. The journal's emphasis is on British labour history, though comparative and international studies are not neglected. The editors welcome contributions which dig deeper within the traditional subject matter of labour history. Cambridge Core - Social and Population History - The Cambridge Social History of Britain, – - edited by F. M. L. Thompson.

    In writing this history of the British labour movement since mid- Victorian times, I have become increasingly aware of the limitations of my subject. This is not a history of the working class, a majority of which has usually been excluded for one reason or another from effective participation in the labour movement.   People here want to know Boris Johnson’s talk of “levelling up” Britain’s lopsided economy is more than just talk. Davy Orr, 36, runs a barber shop-cum-social centre in the town.

      Editorial Reviews "Todman has established a high bar for himself with this excellent first sortie into the conflict's history." — Alan Allport, Journal of Modern History "A decade ago, Daniel Todman made his mark with a decidedly revisionist book on World War I, The Great War: Myth and Memory. In his second major work of popular history, Britain's War: Into Battle, Brand: Oxford University Press.   Written at a critical juncture in the history of the Labour Party, Speak for Britain! is a thought-provoking and highly original interpretation of the party's evolution, from its trade union origins to its status as a national governing party. It charts Labour's rise to power by re-examining the impact of the First World War, the general strike of , Labour's breakthrough at the /5(16).


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