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Labour"s First Century

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English


  • British & Irish history: from c 1900 -,
  • Political parties,
  • 20th century,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Political History,
  • Political Process - Political Parties,
  • History / Great Britain,
  • Labour Party (Great Britain)--History--20th c,
  • Labour Party (Great Britain)--History--20th century,
  • Political Science : Political History,
  • Political Science : Political Process - Political Parties,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Labour Party (Great Britain)

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsDuncan Tanner (Editor), Pat Thane (Editor), Nick Tiratsoo (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages428
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7715378M
ISBN 100521037999
ISBN 109780521037990

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Labour's First Century is an exciting history of the Labour Party since its formation in Written by a team of experts, it covers the most important areas of party policy and practice, and will be essential reading for anyone interested in British politics. The Labour Party's centenary is an appropriate moment to evaluate its performance across the twentieth century, and to reflect on why a party which has so many achievements to its credit nonetheless spent so much of the period in opposition. Duncan Tanner, Pat Thane and Nick Tiratsoo have assembled a team of acknowledged experts who cover a wide range of key issues, from economic policy to gender. Books shelved as 1st-century: Metamorphoses by Ovid, The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman, Daughters of Rome by Kate Quinn, A Voice in the Wind by Francine R. Labour\'s First Century covers the most important areas of party policy and practice, always placing these in a broader context. Taken together, the essays provide a fundamental challenge to those who minimise the party\'s contribution, whilst also explaining why mistakes and weaknesses have occurred.

Pages in category "1st-century books" The following 17 pages are in this category, out of 17 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). A century is after all years but I'm guessing he felt not that much happened after the fall of Jerusalem. This book would be perfect with an extra pages. Nevertheless, a good read, and a nice addition to the pantheon of books concerning the first by: 2. A new Party for a new century. The Labour Party was created in a new party for a new century. Its formation was the result of many years of struggle by working class people, trade unionists and socialists, united by the goal of working class voices represented in British Parliament. The Twelve Labours of Heracles or Hercules (Greek: οἱ Ἡρακλέους ἆθλοι, hoi Hērakléous âthloi) are a series of episodes concerning a penance carried out by Heracles, the greatest of the Greek heroes, whose name was later romanised as were accomplished at the service of King episodes were later connected by a continuous narrative.

  History. The Labour Party was born at the turn of the 20th century out of the frustration of working-class people at their inability to field parliamentary candidates through the Liberal Party, which at that time was the dominant social-reform party in the Trades Union Congress (the national federation of British trade unions) cooperated with the Independent Labour Party. Labour Party Manifesto A Green Industrial Revolution. Rebuild our Public Services. Tackle Poverty and Inequality. The Final Say on Brexit. A New Internationalism. Accessible Manifestos. This election will shape our country for a generation. It is your opportunity to transform our country so that it works not just for a few, but for all of us. Carolyn Steedman is the author of An Everyday Life of the English Working Class (). She is a Professor in the Department of History at the University of Warwick. Her recent publications include Master and Servant: Love and Labour in the English Industrial Age () and Labours Lost: Domestic Service and the Making of Modern England ()/5. The Golf Book is a book of hours: a religious text that contains prayers and psalms for private worship. It was written in Latin in Bruges, Flanders, in the first quarter of the century. By exploring illuminations depicting rural life, Dr. Alixe Bovey examines the role of the peasant in medieval society, and discusses the changes sparked by the.