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advent of the British Labour Party.

Philip P. Poirier

advent of the British Labour Party.

by Philip P. Poirier

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Labour Party (Great Britain),
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1901-1910.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliography.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJN1129.L32 P57
      The Physical Object
      Pagination287 p.
      Number of Pages287
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6252467M
      LC Control Number58014891
      OCLC/WorldCa501812

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      A Short History of the Labour Party. By Henry Pelling; Alastair J. Reid. This is the classic account of the rise of the Labour Party from its foundation through to Tony Blair's second term as Prime Minister. Thoroughly revised and updated, it describes the events that led to the inception of the party, the role of the trade unions within the. The outstanding book on the early years remains H. Pelling’s Origins of the Labour Party, – (2nd edn, Oxford, ). Trade-union attitudes to independent political action are well covered in H. Clegg, A. Fox, A. F. Thompson, A History of British Trade Unionism since (Oxford, ). : Dennis Dean.

      The Labour Party is a centre-left democratic socialist party in the United surpassed the Liberal Party in general elections during the early s, forming minority governments under Ramsay MacDonald in and The party was in a wartime coalition from to , after which it formed a majority government under Clement Attlee. Stuart Ball is emeritus professor of modern British history at the University of Leicester, where he taught from to He has published extensively on the history of the Conservative Party in the 20th century, and his most recent books are Portrait of a Party: The Conservative Party in Britain – (Oxford, ), and Conservative Politics in National and Imperial Crisis.


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