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Labour's First Century

Labour's First Century

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Duncan Tanner, Pat Thane, Nick Tiratsoo, Jose Harris, Jim Tomlinson, Stephen Howe, Miles Taylor, Martin Francis, Alastair J. Reid, Stefan Berger, Jon Lawrence, Steven Fielding
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  • Date Published: September 2000
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521651844

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  • Why has a party that has achieved so much nonetheless spent so much of the twentieth century in opposition? Labour's First Century is the only book that assesses this anomaly. Written by a team of acknowledged experts, it covers a wide range of key issues, from economic policy to gender. Their essays challenge those who minimize the party's contribution and explain why mistakes and weaknesses have occurred. Everyone interested in British political history--whether supporters or opponents of the Labour Party--will need to read Labour's First Century.

    • Covers the most important areas of party policy and practice for the Party's centenary in 2000
    • This is a collaborative work featuring internationally recognized authorities on their specialist areas
    • Accessibly written and of interest to Labour Party members and followers as well as academics
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    "Labour's First Century, along with the Brivati/Heffernan volume and Andrew Thorpe's 1997 history, provides the best possible understanding of the party's development into a major force in British politics." History: Reviews of New Books

    "these books are in fact useful additions to existing accounts of the party's development." Albion

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    Product details

    • Date Published: September 2000
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521651844
    • length: 430 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 29 mm
    • weight: 0.79kg
    • contains: 11 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    List of illustrations
    Acknowledgements
    Notes on contributors
    Introduction Duncan Tanner, Pat Thane and Nick Tiratsoo
    1. Labour's political and social thought Jose Harris
    2. Labour and the economy Jim Tomlinson
    3. Labour and welfare Pat Thane
    4. Labour and international affairs Stephen Howe
    5. Labour and the constitution Miles Taylor
    6. Labour and gender Martin Francis
    7. Labour and the trade unions Alastair J. Reid
    8. Labour and its membership Duncan Tanner
    9. Labour and the electorate Nick Tiratsoo
    10. Labour in comparative perspective Stefan Berger
    11. Labour - the myths it has lived by Jon Lawrence
    12. New Labour and the past Steven Fielding
    Appendix I. Labour and the electorate, 1900–97
    Appendix II. Labour Party membership
    Index.

  • Editors

    Duncan Tanner, University of Wales, Bangor

    Pat Thane, University of Sussex

    Nick Tiratsoo, University of Luton

    Contributors

    Duncan Tanner, Pat Thane, Nick Tiratsoo, Jose Harris, Jim Tomlinson, Stephen Howe, Miles Taylor, Martin Francis, Alastair J. Reid, Stefan Berger, Jon Lawrence, Steven Fielding

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