A History of British Trade Unionism, 1700-1998 (British Studies)

A History of British Trade Unionism, 1700-1998 (British Studies)

By: W. Hamish Fraser (author)Hardback

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This new history of British trade unionism offers the most concise and up-to-date account of 300 years of trade union development, from the earliest documented attempts at collective action by working people in the eighteenth century through to the very different world of 'New Unionism' and 'New Labour'.

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W. HAMISH FRASER is Professor of Modern History at the University of Strathclyde.


Abbreviations Learning the Game The Rise of National Unions, 1850-1880 The Coming of Collective Bargaining, 1850-1880 Revival and Confrontation, 1880-1898 The Intervening State, 1893-1914 Workers, War and the State, 1914-1921 The Industrial Relations of Depression, 1921-1933 Renewal, Regulation and Consolidation, 1933-1951 Policies and Powers, 1951-1974 The Fall? 1874-1998 Notes Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/06/1999
  • ISBN13: 9780333596104
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9780333596104
  • weight: 487
  • ISBN10: 0333596102

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