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The history of the Fabian Society

Pease, Edward R. (1916) The history of the Fabian Society. E.P. Dutton, New York. ISBN Project Gutenberg EBook #13715

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CHAPTER III: The Early Days: 1884-6. The use of the word Socialism — Approval of the Democratic Federation — Tract No. I — The Fabian Motto — Bernard Shaw joins — His first Tract — The Industrial Remuneration Conference — Sidney Webb and Sydney Olivier become members — Mrs. Annie Besant — Shaw's second Tract — The Tory Gold controversy — "What Socialism Is" — The Fabian Conference of 1886 — Sidney Webb's first contribution, "The Government Organisation of Unemployed Labour". CHAPTER XI: The Minority Report, Syndicalism and Research: 1909-15. The emergence of Mrs. Sidney Webb — The Poor Law Commission — The Minority Report — Unemployment — The National Committee for the Prevention of Destitution — "Vote against the House of Lords" — Bernard Shaw retires — Death of Hubert Bland — Opposition to the National Insurance Bill — The Fabian Reform Committee — The "New Statesman" — The Research Department — "The Rural Problem" — "The Control of Industry" — Syndicalism — The Guildsmen — Final Statistics — The War.

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Additional Information: 288 p. ; 21 cm. The full text is available at the link. The Fifield (London, 1916) publication is available in the LSE Library - details at the link. "Two of my colleagues, Sidney Webb and Bernard Shaw, have been good enough to revise this volume in like manner, and I have to thank them for innumerable corrections in style, countless suggestions of better words and phrases, and a number of amplifications and additions, some of which I have accepted without specific acknowledgment, whilst others for one reason or another are to be found in notes ..." - Preface.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HX Socialism. Communism. Anarchism
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2015 22:21
Last Modified: 04 Jul 2017 10:29

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