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The International Co-operative Alliance and the consumer co-operative movement in northern Europe, c. 1860-1939

Mary Hilson

Abstract

The consumer co-operative movement was one of the most important popular movements in inter-war Europe, but remains under-researched by historians in comparison to other social movements, especially with regard to its international dimensions. From 1895, the co-operative movement also had its own international organisation, the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA). This book explores the transnational history of consumer co-operation from the establishment of the movement in the second half of the nineteenth century to the outbreak of the Second World War, focusing in particular on co-ope ... More

Keywords: Co-operation, Co-operative movement, Nordic countries, International Co-operative Alliance (ICA), Internationalism, Inter-war period

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781526100801
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781526100801.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mary Hilson, author
Professor in the Department of History and Classical Studies at Aarhus University