Alternatives to State-Socialism in Britain: Other Worlds of by Peter Ackers,Alastair J. Reid

By Peter Ackers,Alastair J. Reid

This ebook poses an enormous revisionist problem to twentieth century British labour background, aiming to seem past the Marxist and Fabian exclusion of operating classification event, significantly faith and self-help, with the intention to exaggerate ‘labour circulate’ classification harmony. rather than a ‘forward march’ to secular state-socialism, the study awarded here's dedicated to a wealthy variety of social hobbies and ideas. during this choice of essays, the editors determine the liberal-pluralist culture, with the subsequent chapters overlaying 3 certain sections. half One, ‘Other types of organization’ covers matters akin to exchange unions, the Co-operative social gathering, women’s group activism and Protestant Nonconformity. half , ‘Other Leaders’, covers company 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 through Stuart White. Readers drawn to the British Labour circulation will locate this a useful resource.

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