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The ‘Choice of 1914’: Labour Participation in the National Efforts during the War

John N. Horne

in Labour at War: France and Britain 1914-1918

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201809
eISBN:
9780191675027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201809.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This chapter discusses the so-called ‘choice of 1914’, a choice which underlay labour participation in the war efforts down to November 1918. It examines how labour leaders in France and Britain ... More


The International Dimension

John N. Horne

in Labour at War: France and Britain 1914-1918

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201809
eISBN:
9780191675027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201809.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

Although wartime reformism was engendered above all by the domestic impact of the conflict, international questions were vital to majority labour leaders throughout. This chapter examines the ... More


Responding to the War: The French Labour Movement and Wartime Problems

John N. Horne

in Labour at War: France and Britain 1914-1918

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201809
eISBN:
9780191675027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201809.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This chapter focuses on the response of the French labour movement to the declaration of war in 1914. It describes the social problems brought about by military mobilization and how these problems ... More


Planning the Post-War World: The French Labour Movement and Reform, 1915–1916

John N. Horne

in Labour at War: France and Britain 1914-1918

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201809
eISBN:
9780191675027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201809.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

When the French labour leaders considered that the social problems spawned by the war had a post-war relevance, they developed a tendency to consider the war's wider significance for the future of ... More


Understanding Party Loyalism

David Howell

in MacDonald's Party: Labour Identities and Crisis 1922-1931

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198203049
eISBN:
9780191719530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203049.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Although backbenchers might have their disagreements with specific policies of the Prime Minister, criticisms and reservations were often presented discreetly and set within a framework of loyalty to ... More


Debating Feminism in the Socialist Press: Women and the New Leader

June Hannam

in Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1918-1939: The Interwar Period

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474412537
eISBN:
9781474445054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412537.003.0029
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines the complex and ambiguous relationship of the Labour Party to gender and feminism in the interwar years through a study of the Labour Leader/ New Leader, the official organ of ... More


The Labour Leader as Parliamentarian, 1906–1907

in The Lancashire Giant: David Shackleton, Labour Leader and Civil Servant

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239444
eISBN:
9781846313455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239444.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the career of David Shackleton as a labour leader and Member of Parliament in 1906–1907. It describes two events in 1906 that saw him clearly emerge as a towering figure in the ... More


Labor, Civil Rights, and Memphis

Joseph B. Atkins

in Covering for the Bosses: Labor and the Southern Press

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110805
eISBN:
9781604733259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110805.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the relationship between the civil rights movement and the labor movement in the South. It explains that the civil rights movement was largely influenced by the labor movements ... More


Membership in the ‘Family of Nations’

Gabriel Sheffer

in Moshe Sharett: Biography of a Political Moderate

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198279945
eISBN:
9780191684326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198279945.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

THE dream and the ultimate operative goal of Israel's Labour leaders was the ‘normalization’ of the Jewish people through the creation of a ‘normal’ state. For Moshe Sharett, such normalization ... More


Worker Against Worker

David Lee McMullen

in Strike!: The Radical Insurrections of Ellen Dawson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034867
eISBN:
9780813038674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034867.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

One of the last organized events of the textile workers strike occurred when Dawson and other Textile Mill Committee leaders took a group of children to the office of the New Bedford school ... More


Labor, Race, and the Mississippi Press

Joseph B. Atkins

in Covering for the Bosses: Labor and the Southern Press

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781934110805
eISBN:
9781604733259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781934110805.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the struggles of Southern labor leaders against the Mississippi press. It contends that newspapers in Mississippi have taken anti-union stands, even berating union leaders for ... More


Reverend Addie Wyatt: Faith and the Fight for Labor, Gender, and Racial Equality

Marcia Walker-McWilliams

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040528
eISBN:
9780252098963
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040528.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Labor leader, civil rights activist, outspoken feminist, African American clergywoman—Reverend Addie Wyatt stood at the confluence of many rivers of change in twentieth-century America. The first ... More


Introduction

in The Lancashire Giant: David Shackleton, Labour Leader and Civil Servant

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239444
eISBN:
9781846313455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239444.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is the career of David Shackleton of Lancashire, England as a labour leader and civil servant. This volume aims to remedy the ... More


The Race of War

Gerald Horne

in Fighting in Paradise: Labor Unions, Racism, and Communists in the Making of Modern Hawaii

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835026
eISBN:
9780824870294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835026.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter considers the impact of war on the labor movement. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, conservative whites became furiously suspicious that the saloons, taverns, and bars run by those of ... More


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