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The post-war history of the British working class.

Hutt, Allen

The post-war history of the British working class.

by Hutt, Allen

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Published by Barnes & Noble in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Labour Party (Great Britain),
    • Working class -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1937 ed. published by V. Gollancz, London.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8390 .H95 1972
      The Physical Object
      Pagination320 p.
      Number of Pages320
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5457398M
      ISBN 100064930882
      LC Control Number73159735
      OCLC/WorldCa861439

        The English (sometimes British) working class had made brief appearances in the writing of history before, but never like this and never with such spirit. After a very obedient biography of William Morris in , Thompson left the Communist Party in to grow into a combative historian who in the quality of his writing increasingly saw what. Jailbird - Story of a man recently released from prison after serving time for his role in the Watergate scandal, while discussing the history of the American labour movement, political system and the 'Red Scare' of the late s. Player Piano - Vonnegut's novel about a permanantly unemployed working class.

      The social structure of the United Kingdom has historically been highly influenced by the concept of social class, which continues to affect British society today.. British society, like its European neighbours and most societies in world history, was traditionally (before the Industrial Revolution) divided hierarchically within a system that involved the hereditary transmission of occupation.   Selina Todd Selina Todd is a Lecturer in Modern British History at the University of Manchester. This article is based on the research undertaken for her study of ‘Living Standards, Social Identities and the Working Class in England, c–c’, which is supported by ESRC First Grant RESCited by:

      Poet John Clare (–) was an important early British working-class writer. Clare was the son of a farm labourer, and came to be known for his celebratory representations of the English countryside and his lamentation of its disruption. His poetry underwent a major re-evaluation in the late 20th century and he is now considered to be among the most important 19th-century .   An incidental pleasure of watching a film is what it tells us about the society in which it is made. Using a sociological model, The British working class in postwar film looks at how working-class people were portrayed in British feature films Author: Philip Gillett.


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The post-war history of the British working class / by Allen Hutt by Hutt, George Allen and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The post-war history of the British working class by Hutt, Allen; 13 editions; First published in ; Subjects: History, Labor, Labor and laboring classes, Labour Party (Great Britain), Labour and labouring classes, Working class, Labor movement, Arbeiterklasse, Social Class; Places: England, Great Britain; Times: 20th century.

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P. Thompson, a 'New Left' historian. It was published in (revised ) by Victor Gollancz Ltd, and later republished by Pelican, becoming an early Open University set book.

It concentrates on English artisan and working class society "in its formative years to "Author: E. P. Thompson.I had intended to complete in this second volume my short survey of the history of the British Working-class Movement.

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