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Pubs and Patriots: The Drink Crisis in Britain during World War One

Robert Duncan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846318955
eISBN:
9781781381021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318955.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the midst of the First World War concern arose as to the virtues of pursuing intoxication at a time of national emergency. As the military front was supposedly let down by drinkers and shirkers at ... More


The wasted years? The Co-operative party during the 1930s

Angela Whitecross

in Mainstreaming Co-Operation: An Alternative for the Twenty-First Century?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099595
eISBN:
9781526120731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099595.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter focuses on the development of Co-operative Party policy in 1930s Britain, investigating the extent to which it advocated co-operative forms of ownership. Although the Co-operative and ... More


Global trends in state resource management

Amanda Slevin

in Gas, Oil and the Irish State: Understanding the Dynamics and Conflicts of Hydrocarbon Management

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992743
eISBN:
9781526115355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992743.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Taking a global perspective, this chapter examines the origins of legal systems to facilitate hydrocarbon exploitation and the growth of the petroleum industry. Identifying four main approaches to ... More


Introduction: Scottish Coal Miners and Economic Security

Jim Phillips

in Scottish Coal Miners in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474452311
eISBN:
9781474465373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474452311.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Changes in coalfield employment and coal industry ownership illustrate the ways in which economic security was strengthened from the 1920s to the 1960s. Private ownership was an obstacle to communal ... More


Changing Communities and Collieries

Jim Phillips

in Scottish Coal Miners in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474452311
eISBN:
9781474465373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474452311.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Economic security in the coalfields was intimately connected with underground safety. Hazards were mediated by the effectiveness of trade union representation. Where employers attacked workplace ... More


‘The Spirit of Reconstruction.’ 1945–51

Martin Johnes

in Wales since 1939

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086663
eISBN:
9781781705988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086663.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter two examines the rebuilding of post-war Wales under Labour from 1945 to 1951. The chapter begins with a discussion of the conflicted feelings present following the end of the war of both ... More


Best Laid Plans? Lloyd George and the Drink Question

Robert Duncan

in Pubs and Patriots: The Drink Crisis in Britain during World War One

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846318955
eISBN:
9781781381021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318955.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter aims to detail the gathering crescendo for some form of action to be taken on the drink issue. As the war progressed, its pressures had increasing repercussions on the home front. The ... More


The Carlisle Experiment: Lord D’Abernon’s ‘Model Farm’

Robert Duncan

in Pubs and Patriots: The Drink Crisis in Britain during World War One

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846318955
eISBN:
9781781381021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318955.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers the Carlisle Experiment undertaken by the CCB. The Board bought out the drink trade in Carlisle and managed to implement many of its radical ideas in the city. This scheme was ... More


State Purchase and the Waning of the Central Control Board

Robert Duncan

in Pubs and Patriots: The Drink Crisis in Britain during World War One

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846318955
eISBN:
9781781381021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318955.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers the fateful final attempt by the CCB to introduce nationwide state purchase of the liquor trade. At this point, Britain came within a whisker of having a nationalised drinks ... More


Losing the Market Shipbuilding 1918–1990

Alan G. Jamieson

in Ebb Tide in the British Maritime Industries: Change and Adaptation, 1918-1990

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859897280
eISBN:
9781781385081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859897280.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The fall of the British shipbuilding industry from world leader in 1914 to the edge of extinction in 1990 has been a favourite subject of those scholars working on the economic decline of Britain ... More


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