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Essays in labour history, 1886-1923.

Asa Briggs

Essays in labour history, 1886-1923.

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Published by Archon Books in [Hamden, Conn.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Working class -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century,
    • Working class -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
    • Labor unions -- Great Britain -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementEdited by Asa Briggs and John Saville.
      ContributionsSaville, John, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8390 .B838 1971b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 360 p.
      Number of Pages360
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5323635M
      ISBN 100208012397
      LC Control Number72176328

      Their collective discussions shaped the contours of social history in Britain, with international resonance comparable to Annales. An excellent introduction to British trade union history, to which the present volume forms a sequel. London: Hutchinson. This required longitudinal research, with big resources, large teams, and huge machineries of quantitative production. The historiographies of Wales, Scotland, and Ireland experienced exciting renaissance after the s, and the intellectual cultures of smaller nationalities offered fertile territory for historiographical innovation.

      The changes may be variously tracked. The potentials for social history coalesced in the initiatives of reform-minded sociologists, or in the internalist histories of labor movements, but with little imprint on academic history, where state-centered perspectives stayed supreme. Google Scholar [38] E. As it emerged into the s, these were the hallmarks—history as a social science, quantitative methodology, long-run analyses of prices, trade and population, structural history, a materialist model of causation. Scott, whose Structure and Mobility: The Men and Women of Marseilles, — and The Glassworkers of Carmaux directly reflected the social science ascendancy of social history's growth in the s.

      Winter, Socialism and the Challenge of War. Pelling, Labour and Politics, — Much social history still continued unaware. Google Scholar [40] K. The second movement was women's history. Hines's photographs of children at work were so devastating that they convinced the American people that Congress must pass child labor laws.


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Essays in labour history, 1886-1923. book

Series: Essays in Labour History

Once cast as a type of dangerous and immoral garment factory brought to American shores by European immigrants, today the sweatshop is reviled as emblematic of the abuses of an unregulated global economy. Essential reading for those interested in the history of shop stewards and unionism in the workplace.

Essays in honour of Harry McShane Kehr's associate Hans Rosenberg — also fled the Third Reich for the United States ineventually returning to Germany in Cambridge: Cambridge UP. From the start, contacts with Europe were good, including eastern Europe with early articles by the Soviet historians Boris Porshnev and E.

Cole, G. It seemed clear to me that much needed to be developed; the article was in effect a book writ small.

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In Britain the specialism of economic history helped, generating large empirical funds for later social historians to use, managed analytically by the grand narratives of the industrial revolution and the rise of national economies.

The second movement was women's history. This first phase of interdisciplinarity saw the ascendancy of U. Musson, British Trade Unions — The notion of a triangulation between market, class and society was born Hyman, a.

Historians and sociologists are surely entitled to some analogous licence. Rogers —who countered the dominant constitutional history of his day with the seven-volume History of Agriculture and Prices in England —which—like much pioneering economic history from Marx to Tawney—assembled rich materials for the social history of the laboring poor.

Until German and British historiographies developed roughly in parallel. Slight edgewear to jacket, corners neatly clipped, in mylar. Skidelsky, Politicians and the Slump This contains a number of essays dealing with labour history, some of which are extremely controversial in nature.

The changes may be variously tracked. Work was systematically translated, beginning with Braudel's Mediterranean and Capitalism and Material Life, — original French edition,plus Peter Burke's edition of articles, Economy and Society in Early Modern Europe Google Scholar [2] R.

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Essays in labour history, 1886

As much a study of the local labour movement as of waterfront unionism, but valuable none the less. Clifton, NJ: Augustus M. States and Politics will therefore be the chief parts of its subject, because the acts of nations. Between his s polemics and essays of the mids, Gareth Stedman Jones stood for a "non-empiricist" and "theoretically informed history," which was materialist in social history's common understandings of the time.

His mother remarried to widowed tailor Alfred Saville, and ke was brought up in Romford. This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.

Bibliographical essay, notes, index, pages. His classic Bureaucracy, Aristocracy, and Autocracy: The Prussian Experience, — original German edition, was followed by influential essays on the Junkers, Probleme der deutschen Sozialgeschichteand a social explanation of Bismarckian politics by cycles of the economy, Grosse Depression und Bismarckzeit: Wirtschaftsablauf, Gesellschaft und Politik in Mitteleuropa G.D.H.

Cole, A History of the Labour Party fromRoutledge & Kegan Paul, Margaret Cole, ‘Guild Socialism and the Labour Resarch Department’ in Briggs and Saville, Essays in Labour History Margaret Cole, The Life of G.D.H. Cole, Macmillan, Margaret Cole, The Story of Fabian Socialism, Heinemann, Margaret Cole, ed.,Cited by: 3.

The Writing of Social History: Recent Studies of 19th Century England1 As a genre, social history is far from new. history into the front of the book but would have it occupy the Briggs (ed.), Essays in Labour History, (London, ); H. A. Clegg, THE WRITING OF SOCIAL HISTORY. Essays In Labour History Hardback Book The Fast Free Shipping Brandywine Springs - $ Brandywine Springs Amusement Park Echoes Of The Past By Mark R.

Lawlo. This study draws on extensive archival research to explore the social history of industrial labor in colonial India through the lens of well-being. Focusing on the cotton Available Formats: Hardcover eBook Book Essays in Labour History – Briggs, A. (Ed), Saville, J. (Ed) () No description available Available Formats.

History of the chartist movement / The social oppression of the working classes, its causes and cure Ideology and the labour movement: essays presented to John Saville The labour movement in Britain a commentary. The main study of Penty and the guilds (but from a non-architectural viewpoint) is by F.

Matthews: ‘The Building Guilds’ in A. Briggs and J. Saville (eds), Essays in Labour History – () pp. –; and ‘The Ladder of Becoming: A. R. Orage, A. J. Penty and the Origins of Guild Socialism in England’ in D. E. Martin and D Author: Mark Swenarton.