Labour and war the theory of labour action to prevent war. by Bjarne Braatoy

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .

Written in English

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  • War.,
  • Labor movement.

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StatementWith a pref. by Harold J. Laski. With a new introd. for the Garland ed. by Leonard P. Liggio.
SeriesThe Garland library of war and peace
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJX1964.3 .B7 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination216 p.
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4577698M
ISBN 100824003039
LC Control Number77147508

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This is a comparative study of national labour movements in France and Britain during the First World War. Historians of labour in this period have concentrated on pacifism, and on the post-war radicalism and emergent communism to which that contributed.

The book focuses instead on the majorities in both the French and the British labour movements which continued to support the war to its end. April 24 The Conservatives last night risked giving Tony Blair 'free advertising' when they published a leaked version of Labour's election War Book in a calculated attempt to prove their.

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