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The history of trade unionism

Webb, Sidney and Webb, Beatrice (1901) The history of trade unionism. The authors, for the trade unionists of the United Kingdom, London.

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Abstract

CONTENTS: I: The origins of trade unionism; II: The struggle for existence [1799-1825]; III. The revolutionary period [1829-1842]; IV: The new spirit and the new model [1843-1860]; V: The junta and their allies [1860-1875]; VI: Sectional developments [1863-1885]; VII: The old unionism and the new [1875-1889]; VIII: The trade union world [1892-94]; Map of trade unionism; Appendix: On the assumed connection between the Trade Unions and the Gilds in Dublin -- Sliding Scales -- The Summons to the First Trade Union Congress -- Distribution of Trade Unionists in the United Kingdom -- The Progress in Membership of particular Trade Unions -- List of Publications on Trade Unions and Combinations of Workmen.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: "Introduction to the edition of 1902 [privately published in 1901] ... The publication of the History of Trade Unionism in cheaper form, nearly eight years from its completion, gives us the opportunity of writing a new introductiory chapter." p.vii. Please follow the archive.org link for a full digital version of this book. The full text as published by Longmans Green in 1902, is freely available at the questia.com link.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
H Social Sciences > HX Socialism. Communism. Anarchism
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 27 Jul 2012 14:59
Last Modified: 12 May 2017 14:22
URI: http://webbs.library.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/386

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