The Co-operative Movement To-day

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Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781290754187
  • Publisher: HardPress Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/1/2012
  • Pages: 234
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.49 (d)

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mpted, shorter hours of labour conceded, improved industrial and social relations studied, and self-help by the people established on Co-operative foundations unknown before Owen's day—the observer may conclude, though Robert Owen's name be never mentioned, that his principles survive and his influence is operative. CHAPTER III. CHARACTERISTICS OF EARLY CO-OPERATORS. In the arid plains of English industry Co-operation broke out like a spring, here and there, at long intervals; only of late years has it furnished a confluence of waters sufficiently to irrigate the parched fields of labour. When a lady said to Whistler, as something he might be proud of, that she had observed many scenes on the banks of the Thames quite like his pictures—"Ah!" he said, " Nature is creeping up to me." No doubt, if historians had troubled themselves to observe industrial aspects in former centuries, they would have seen Co-operation, in one form or other, creeping up to them for notice. Not getting it, the rise of that form of industry by concert and consent is indicated mainly by tradition and fugitive records. It was counted a triumph of research in Sir Henry Maine to be able to show that there were agricultural communities in Europe in the Middle Ages, and a co-operative use of land in England. Facts warrant the belief that Greek sailors in the Levant, American sailors in whale fisheries, Chinese traders inManilla, Cornwall lead miners, Cornish fishermen, copper miners in Flintshire, Cumberland, and elsewhere, have worked for participation in profits. Gruyere is a cooperative cheese, first made amid the Jura mountains, and the profits equally divided among the makers. The Metayer System ofvine cultivation in Italy is one of reciprocity—the landlord furnishing land, tenements, vines,...
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