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Institutional Immobilism, Ideological Ferment, and Reluctant Socio-Economic Modernization

Jack Hayward

in Fragmented France: Two Centuries of Disputed Identity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199216314
eISBN:
9780191712265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216314.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The slow motion retreat from peasant and artisan ruralism underpinned an institutional immobilism mastered by a new professional political class of meritocratic barristers and businessmen. ... More


The Great Labour Unrest: Rank-and-file movements and political change in the Durham coalfield

Lewis H. Mates

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719090684
eISBN:
9781526109620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090684.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This book analyses the ideological battle for control of the prestigious, influential and important––regionally and nationally–Durham Miners’ Association in the fascinating "Great Labour Unrest" ... More


Workers

Alan Bullock and F. W. D. Deakin

in France 1848–1945

Published in print:
1973
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198221043
eISBN:
9780191678400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221043.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The French Revolution had done little for the worker. He was given the right to practise any trade he pleased – the corporations were abolished – but subject to important and humiliating ... More


Moving between the Global and the Local: The Industrial Workers of the World and Their Press in Latin America

Anton Rosenthal

in In Defiance of Boundaries: Anarchism in Latin American History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061108
eISBN:
9780813051383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061108.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the role of the Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.), a global, transnational revolutionary movement born in Chicago and present throughout Latin America, and particularly ... More


Memories and Temporalities of Anarchist Resistance: Community Traditions, Labor Insurgencies, and Argentine Shipyard Workers, Early 1900s to Late 1950s

Geoffroy de Laforcade

in In Defiance of Boundaries: Anarchism in Latin American History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061108
eISBN:
9780813051383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061108.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Against the backdrop of a powerful anarchist and syndicalist labor movement in the port of Buenos Aires, which dominated Argentine labor politics in the first quarter of the century and remained ... More


Insurrection, Utopianism, and Socialism

Jeremy Jennings

in Revolution and the Republic: A History of Political Thought in France since the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198203131
eISBN:
9780191728587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203131.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The subject matter of this chapter is socialist thought in France from the Revolution of 1789 to the collapse of Soviet totalitarianism. Beginning with a discussion of the Comtean concerns with the ... More


British Labour, Belfast and home rule, 1900–14

Emmet O’ Connor

in The British Labour Party and Twentieth-Century Ireland: The cause of Ireland, the cause of Labour

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096013
eISBN:
9781526103963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096013.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the British Labour Party’s attitude to Irish home rule and partition, the fortunes of the party in Edwardian Belfast, and the reasons for the collapse of its Irish organisation ... More


The Pre-War Years: Cross-Channel Networks, Syndicalism, and the Demise of Internationalism

Constance Bantman

in The French Anarchists in London, 1880-1914: Exile and Transnationalism in the First Globalisation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318801
eISBN:
9781846317972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318801.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Anti-anarchist fears abated after 1895, when most of the companions returned to France. The Franco-British anarchist connection remained strong thereafter, but took on a different form, operating ... More


Labour Unrest, 1910 to 1914

William Kenefick

in Red Scotland!: The Rise and Fall of the Radical Left, c. 1872 to 1932

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625178
eISBN:
9780748653430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625178.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter adopts the Glasgow Labour History Workshop (GLHW) method and approach in a comparative study of the industrial east of Scotland. It notes that these studies demonstrated a consistently ... More


Eduardo Barreiros and the Recovery of Spain

Hugh Thomas

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300121094
eISBN:
9780300142464
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300121094.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book presents the biography of the extraordinary Spanish industrialist and entrepreneur Eduardo Barreiros, who was a conquistador. He conquered markets, not peoples, and these conquests began in ... More


The French Anarchists in London, 1880-1914: Exile and Transnationalism in the First Globalisation

Constance Bantman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318801
eISBN:
9781846317972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318801.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book recounts the story of the 500 or so French anarchists exiled in London between 1880 and 1914. As the anarchist movement went through a terrorist phase which was especially bloody in France, ... More


Fragmented Individualism:Professional Labor Regulation in Chile

Matthew E. Carnes

in Continuity Despite Change: The Politics of Labor Regulation in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804789431
eISBN:
9780804792424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789431.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines Chile as an example of a “professional” labor law regime, characterized by laws that strongly protect individual labor relations but fragmented and weaken collective labor ... More


What Kind of Socialism?

Neville Kirk

in Transnational Radicalism and the Connected Lives of Tom Mann and Robert Samuel Ross

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781786940094
eISBN:
9781786944269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940094.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

While chapter two presents a general picture of the transnational world in which Mann and Ross operated and their place and influence within it, chapters three to seven identify and explain their ... More


The Revolution Will Not Be Historicised

Ruth Kinna

in Kropotkin: Reviewing the Classical Anarchist Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748642298
eISBN:
9781474418690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642298.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines Kropotkin's theory of revolution. It argues that his understanding of revolution was consistent and explores this by looking at his essay The Spirit of Revolt. The chapter shows ... More


Towards Bolshevism, 1919–1920

in The Political Trajectory of J. T. Murphy

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237334
eISBN:
9781846313813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313813.005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

After World War I, J. T. Murphy became full-time chair of the Sheffield Workers' Committee and assistant secretary of the National Administrative Council of the Shop Stewards' and Workers' Committee ... More


In the East-West Salon

Gareth Dale

in Karl Polanyi: A Life on the Left

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231176088
eISBN:
9780231541480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176088.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

In which Polanyi's extraordinary family is introduced, and we learn of his relationship to his Jewish heritage, the Hungarian nation, and the radical Budapest counterculture.


European “National Socialism” and its Propaganda

Michele Battini

in Socialism of Fools: Capitalism and Modern Anti-Semitism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231170383
eISBN:
9780231541329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170383.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

History of the anti-Jewish anti-capitalist paradigm in the development of “national socialism” in Europe.


Historiographical introduction

Lewis H. Mates

in The Great Labour Unrest: Rank-and-file movements and political change in the Durham coalfield

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719090684
eISBN:
9781526109620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090684.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter introduces the main areas of historiographical debate. After a brief general outline of the period it goes on to analyse the literature on the “Great Labour Unrest” and syndicalism and ... More


The Eight Hours Act and the Eight Hours Agreement in the Durham coalfield

Lewis H. Mates

in The Great Labour Unrest: Rank-and-file movements and political change in the Durham coalfield

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719090684
eISBN:
9781526109620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090684.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter discusses the strife provoked in the coalfield by the DMA leaders’ signing of the Eight Hours Agreement, to enact the requirements of the Eight Hours Act. The Agreement allowed the ... More


‘Not exactly the millennium’: The minimum wage campaign1

Lewis H. Mates

in The Great Labour Unrest: Rank-and-file movements and political change in the Durham coalfield

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719090684
eISBN:
9781526109620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090684.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter considers the re-emergence of the demand for a miners’ minimum wage and the origins and activities of a growing rank-and-file movement in the Durham coalfield advocating it. It begins by ... More


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