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Governments, Labour, and the Law in Mid-Victorian Britain: The Trade Union Legislation of the 1870s

Mark Curthoys

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199268894
eISBN:
9780191708466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268894.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This is a study of how mid-Victorian Britain and its specialist advisers, in an age of free trade and the minimal state, attempted to create a viable legal framework for trade unions and strikes. It ... More


Introduction

MARK CURTHOYS

in Governments, Labour, and the Law in Mid-Victorian Britain: The Trade Union Legislation of the 1870s

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199268894
eISBN:
9780191708466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268894.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines the structures inherited by policymakers of mid-Victorian Britain from their Liberal-Tory predecessors a generation earlier granting trade unions a distinctive form of legal ... More


Introduction Politics as Unusual

Elaine Hadley

in Living Liberalism: Practical Citizenship in Mid-Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226311883
eISBN:
9780226311906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226311906.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter presents an introduction to political liberalism in mid-Victorian Britain between the mid-1850s and the early 1880s. It describes Victorian society that mid-century political liberalism ... More


Liberal Formalism in an Informal World

Elaine Hadley

in Living Liberalism: Practical Citizenship in Mid-Victorian Britain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226311883
eISBN:
9780226311906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226311906.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses liberal formalism in the middle of the nineteenth century. It states that economic commerce amplified and sustained social commerce, which in turn enhanced and sustained ... More


Peace, War and Party Politics: The Conservatives and Europe, 1846-59

Geoffrey Hicks

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075957
eISBN:
9781781700785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075957.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

This book examines the mid-Victorian Conservative Party's significant but overlooked role in British foreign policy and in contemporary debate about Britain's relations with Europe. It considers the ... More


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