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Labour, British radicalism and the First World War

Lucy Bland and Richard Carr

Abstract

This volume offers a series of new essays on the British left – broadly interpreted – during the First World War. Dealing with grassroots case studies of unionism from Bristol to the North East of England, and of high politics in Westminster, these essays probe what changed, and what remained more or less static, in terms of labour relations. For those interested in class, gender, and parliamentary politics or the interplay of ideas between Britain and places such as America, Ireland and Russia, this work has much to offer. From Charlie Chaplin to Ellen Wilkinson, this work paints a broad canv ... More

Keywords: Great War, Socialism, Left, Women, Labour, Radicalism, First World War, Conflict, Communism, Unions

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781526109293
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781526109293.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lucy Bland, editor
Professor of Social and Cultural History at Anglia Ruskin University

Richard Carr, editor
Lecturer in History at Anglia Ruskin University

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Introduction

Lucy Bland and Richard Carr

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