Labour and Socialist Movements in Europe Before 1914 / Edition 1

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Overview

An overview of recent research on labour and socialist movements before the First World War, focusing on six major countries: Spain, Italy, France, Germany, Britain and Russia. Each chapter deals not only with pre-1914 labour movements but also with the everyday life experiences of the industrial working class. The collection combines traditional labour history with an evaluation of the rich literature on 'people's history' which has grown up in recent years.

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"This valuable collection of essays by leading British scholars provides an admirable synthesis of both old and new research ... Concise, understandable, and nondogmatic, [it] is within reach of good advanced undergraduates. Graduate students and faculty will certainly find it helpful and stimulating. Highly recommended for all academic libraries supporting serious history programs." —Choice

"... a most interesting and imaginative book, dealing with a very broad comparative topic." —European History Quarterly

"...an exceptionally useful general work (presenting) a wealth of very readable information. (...) valuable work of research...inspiring additional reflection." —Saothar

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780854967056
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 4/17/1989
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Dick Gearyis a Professor of History, at the University of Nottingham.

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