Labour, British Radicalism and the First World War

Labour British Radicalism and the First World War This book provides a concise set of twelve essays looking at various aspects of the British left movements of protest and the cumulative impact of the First World War There are three broad areas this

  • Title: Labour, British Radicalism and the First World War
  • Author: Lucy Bland
  • ISBN: 9781526109293
  • Page: 242
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This book provides a concise set of twelve essays looking at various aspects of the British left, movements of protest and the cumulative impact of the First World War There are three broad areas this work intends to make a contribution to the first is to help us further understand the role the Labour Party played in the conflict, and its evolving attitudes towards the wThis book provides a concise set of twelve essays looking at various aspects of the British left, movements of protest and the cumulative impact of the First World War There are three broad areas this work intends to make a contribution to the first is to help us further understand the role the Labour Party played in the conflict, and its evolving attitudes towards the war the second strand concerns the notion of work, and particularly women s work the third strand deals with the impact of theory and practice of forces located largely outside the United Kingdom Through these essays this book aims to provide a series of thirteen bite size analyses of key issues affecting the British left throughout the war, and to further our understanding of it in this critical period of commemoration.

    Radicalism historical The term Radical from the Latin radix meaning root during the late th century and early th century identified proponents of democratic reform, in what subsequently became the parliamentary Radical Movement.Historically, Radicalism began in the United Kingdom with political support for a radical reform of the electoral system to widen the franchise. Labour and the Caucus Working Class Radicalism and Labour and the Caucus provides a new, innovative pre history of the Labour party In the two decades following the Second Reform Act there was a sustained and concerted campaign for working class parliamentary representation from a range of labour organisations to an extent that was hitherto unseen in British political history. Red Clydeside Red Clydeside is the era of political radicalism that characterised the city of Glasgow in Scotland, and urban areas around the city on the banks of the River Clyde such as Clydebank, Greenock, Dumbarton and Paisley.The history of Red Clydeside is a significant part of the history of the labour movement in Britain as a whole, and in Scotland in particular. Irish Labour History Society Membership Renewal for ILHS Membership Subscription for is now due and also open to new members If you ve previously paid by cash, cheque or postal order, you can now pay online via PayPal here Membership for includes Saothar , the latest edition of the society s journal. History ILP Independent Labour Publications Socialism for our Times Independent Labour Publications ILP is an educational trust, publishing house and pressure group committed to democratic socialism and the success of a democratic socialist Labour Labour Uncut Inside Labour Politics by Rob Marchant If last year s party conference was an unabashed love in for Corbynites and the party s leader, this was the conference where as always happens eventually in all environments where the far left runs the show the cracks started to appear. Tony Blair Biography, Facts, Prime Minister Tony Blair, in full Anthony Charles Lynton Blair, born May , , Edinburgh, Scotland , British Labour Party leader who served as prime minister of the United Kingdom He was the youngest prime minister since and the longest serving Labour prime minister, and his year tenure as prime minister was the second longest continuous period after Margaret Thatcher s in BBC History British History Timeline October Conservatives are re elected The Conservatives, benefiting from British success in the Boer War, and from splits in the Liberal Party, were returned to power. Tony Benn dies his most memorable quotes Telegraph Mar , Tony Benn was a forceful orator whose tongue could be as sharp as his mind Here are some of his famous quotations The House of Lords is the British Biography Margaret Thatcher Foundation The Labour Government of was one of the most crisis prone in British history, leading the country to a state of virtual bankruptcy in when a collapse in the value of the currency on the foreign exchanges forced the government to negotiate credit from the International Monetary Fund IMF.

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