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Labour and the war.

Andrew Brewin

Labour and the war.

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Published in [Toronto, The Canadian Association for Adult Education and the Canadian Institute of International Affairs,] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Economic aspects -- Canada.,
    • Labor and laboring classes -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      SeriesBehind the headlines,, no. 5
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1034 .B4 vol. 1, no. 5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination20 p.
      Number of Pages20
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6422946M
      LC Control Number41020658
      OCLC/WorldCa11189308

      Following the United States declaration of war on Germany in early April , the U.S. "War Labor Administrator" (Secretary of Labor) William Bauchop Wilson established the War Labor Policies Board (WLPB) on According to the Bureau of Industrial Labor, "It was the purpose of this Board to consider and to formulate labor policies affecting the production of war industries, both.   The Untold History of Post-Civil War 'Neoslavery' In Slavery by Another Name, Douglas Blackmon of the Wall Street Journal argues that slavery did not end in .


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Labour's War is the first scholarly history of the Labour Party during the Second World War, and offers a fresh look at British politics during the war years. Stephen Brooke examines the effect of war upon the party's ideology and policy, the experience in government of Labour leaders such as Clement Attlee and Hugh Dalton, and the tensions produced within the party by the/5(2).

"This is the best book ever written about American labor in the era of World War I. "Michael Kazin, author of "The Populist Persuasion: An American History"" A book well worthy of the attentions of any serious student of twentieth-century labour and industrial relations history. "Journal of Industrial Relations" A superb historical by: In his comprehensive look at labor issues during the decade of the Great War, McCartin explores the political, economic, and social forces that gave rise to this conflict and shows how rising labor militancy and the sudden erosion of managerial control Labour and the war.

book wartime workplaces combined to create an. 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.

It examines the terms of their support, and the broader working-class experience which this reflected, showing how a critical programme of socialist reforms was gradually developed. The book is a compara. The book is based largely on secondary sources, including studies of European, Canadian, and Australian labor.

Sexton fortifies her argument at every point with telling comparisons to the histories of labor and capital in other capitalist countries. I have only one Cited by:   As the book says, the labor wars - and actual wars they were - “where the antidote to an insolvent philosophy, expressed best in robber-baron Jay Gould’s Classic remark: ‘I can hire one-half of the working-class to kill the other half.’”Reviews: 6.

Her book explores instead a neglected explanation of American conservatism,that of a literal war on labour, waged by unusually powerful economic entities using repressive strategies, often backed by police and sometimes by federal details of this violent history, familiar to labour historians, are recounted here in a new perspective.

If you find a book you're after, please donate and support the site. Or you can buy a collection - like the one with ALL the ebooks, for only £ Home; Categories; Military & War; Labour, Finance, and the War A. Kirkaldy. This is a Facsimile PDF. It has pages and was published in Description.

This book provides a concise set of thirteen essays looking at various aspects of the British left, movements of protest and the cumulative impact of the First World War.

When a Civil War substitute broker told business associates that "Men is cheep here to Day," he exposed an unsettling contradiction at the heart of the Union's war effort. Despite Northerners' devotion to the principles of free labor, the war produced rampant speculation and coercive labor arrangements that many Americans labeled s: 1.

The War On Labor And The Left book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In all countries, labor has “war stories” Labour and the war. book tell, but none /5(1). DOI link for Labour in War-Time. Labour in War-Time book. By G. Cole. Book A History of The Labour Party From Click here to navigate to parent product.

Edition 1st Edition. First Published Imprint Routledge. Pages Labour and the war. book ISBN   Dr Mawhinney's leak of the Labour War Book - its authenticity not denied last night - came in the form of a letter to candidates. The War Book assesses both sides' strengths and weaknesses, much.

Based on this viewpoint, it was established that a need existed to expand the historical perspective by connecting the Holocaust with the treatment of prisoners of book’s main goal is to make a contribution to the strengthening of studies on prisoners of war and forced labour.

'the authors give us the first comprehensive account of a forgotten service, the British “Labour Corps,” troops and civilians who performed a remarkable variety of non-combat missions such as hewing timber, digging and filing in trenches, bringing in the harvest, working on transport and supply, performing security duty in rear areas, and more/5(8).

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The Labour Party, War and International Relations, opens by identifying and examining the factors that have influenced the party’s thinking about war, before considering the post Cold War context and analyzing a range of cases: the Korean War the party’s response to the Suez crisis.

From British soldiers who were unfit or too old for front-line service were to serve unarmed and within the range of German guns for weeks or even months at a time undertaking labouring tasks. Both at the time and since they have arguably not been given the recognition they deserve for this difficult and dangerous work.

From non-existence inby November Military Labour had. Labour's War is the first scholarly history of the Labour Party during the Second World War, and offers a fresh, look at British politics during the war years. Stephen Brooke examines the effect of war upon the party's ideology and policy, the experience in government of Labour leaders such as Clement Attlee and Hugh Dalton, and the tensions.

Where previous scholarship on labor and the Cold War has overemphasized the importance of the Communist Party, the automobile industry, and Hollywood, this book focuses on politically moderate, conservative workers and union leaders, the medium-sized cities that housed the majority of the population, and the Roman Catholic Church.

For this book John Starling and Ivor Lee have brought together extensive research from both primary and secondary sources. It traces how Military Labour developed from non-existent into a Corps in November somestrong, supported by Dominion and foreign labour of.

Download American Labor And The Cold War Book For Free in PDF, EPUB. In order to read online American Labor And The Cold War textbook, you need to create a FREE account. Read as many books as you like (Personal use) and Join Over Happy Readers. We cannot guarantee that every book.

‎The American labor movement seemed poised on the threshold of unparalleled success at the beginning of the post-World War II era.

Fourteen million strong inunions represented thirty five percent of non-agricultural workers. Why then did the gains made between the s and the end of the war. Never afraid to court controversy, this book celebrated the Socialist movement's opposition to the First World War, and the activities of an anti-war movement which continued after that conflict.

A pupil of Keir Hardie and Bernard Shaw, the young Brockway found his natural home in the Independent Labour Party, which developed his talents as an. Labour achieved a spectacular recovery in the general election ofwhen it won seats and a comfortable seat overall majority in the House of commentators have attributed this victory to the electorate’s overwhelming desire for social reform and its determination to avoid a return to the interwar era of economic depression and unemployment.

John Starling and Ivor Lee, No Labour, No Battle: Military Labour During the First World War, The History Press, (pp, incl. 30pp of phtogrpahs; pbk, £) You might wonder why I am telling you about this book.

There have been endless commemorations about WWI, but except for David Olusoga's film, most people will remain ignorant not only about the war fought for five years in Africa. Lichtenstein's Labor's War At Home details how the CIO was transformed from a dynamic organizing body that brought millions of workers into unions into a bureaucratic body that was lethargic and conservative in action, trading militancy for labor peace and class collaboration/5(5).

This chapter examines the response of the Labour Party to the outbreak of World War I. It suggests that this was the first major test of Labour's developing world-view and explains that the war widened the gap between the party and the Independent Labour Party (ILP).

This chapter discusses how the decline in the ILP's importance within the Labour Party influenced the development of the Labour. ‎Since World War I, says Joseph McCartin, the central problem of American labor relations has been the struggle among workers, managers, and state officials to reconcile democracy and authority in the workplace.

In his comprehensive look at labor issues during the decade of the Great War, McCartin ex. The Fair Labor Standards Act of set a national minimum wage for the first time and a maximum number of hour for workers in interstate commerce—and also placed limitations on child labor.

The British Labour Party grew out of the trade union movement of the late 19th century and surpassed the Liberal Party as the main opposition to the Conservatives in the early s. In the s and s, it stressed national planning, using nationalization of industry as a tool, in line with Clause IV of the original constitution of the Labour Party which called for the "common ownership of.

Paperback. Condition: New. Annotated edition. Language: English. Brand new Book. British military labour during the First World War developed from an ad hoc arrangement in into a corps somestrong, supported by as many as a million dominion and foreign workers by Records of this contribution to victory are extremely rare.

The Labour Party, War and International Relations, opens by identifying and examining the factors that have influenced the party’s thinking about war, before considering the post Cold War context and analyzing a range of cases: the Korean War the party’s response to the Suez crisis the Wilson government’s approach to.

InLabour’s civil war entered a bitter new phase when Mr Corbyn's deputy Tom Watson warned the party risked being taken over by hard. When a Civil War substitute broker told business associates that "Men is cheep here to Day," he exposed an unsettling contradiction at the heart of the Union's war effort.

Despite Northerners' devotion to the principles of free labor, the war produced rampant speculation and coercive labor arrangements that many Americans labeled fraudulent. The way in which his post-war coalition government handled the unprecedented upsurge of labour unrest set much of the tone for the inter-war years.

This book shows how the leading radical and practical reformer of British politics - who always believed in a juster society - was an undoctrinaire man and a reconciler of conflicts but who somehow.

Stalin's Gulag at War places the Gulag within the story of the regional wartime mobilization of Western Siberia during the Second World War. Far from Moscow, Western Siberia was a key area for evacuated factories and for production in support of the war effort.

Wilson T. Bell explores a diverse array of issues, including mass death, informal practices such as black markets, and the responses. The Labour of Loss explores how mothers, fathers, girlfriends, relatives and friends dealt with their experiences of grief and loss during and after the First and Second World Wars.

Based on an examination of private loss through letters and diaries, this study makes a significant contribution to understanding how people came to terms with the deaths of friends and family. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Price, John, Organized labour in the war.

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, Eng., New York, A. Lane, Penguin books []. Forced labour was also included in the Morgenthau Plan draft from Septemberand was included in the final protocol of the Yalta conference.

The Soviet Union and the western allies employed German POW labor up until German POWs were impressed into forced labor during and after World War II by the Soviet Union.

The increased participation of women in the labour force was one of the most significant changes to Canadian social life during the quarter century after the close of the Second World War. Transforming Labour offers one of the first critical assessments of women's paid labour in this era, a period when more and more women, particularly those /5(1)."Labor's Cold War provides a valuable and timely historical reinterpretation that goes to the roots of the Cold War as it affected the American labour movement and its allies."-- Labour/Le Travail "The emphasis on the interconnections between local and national themes makes this book a genuinely unique and compelling addition to labor literature.The Reich Labour Service (Reichsarbeitsdienst; RAD) was a major organisation established in Nazi Germany as an agency to help mitigate the effects of unemployment on the German economy, militarise the workforce and indoctrinate it with Nazi ideology.

It was the official state labour service, divided into separate sections for men and women. From June onward, men aged between 18 and 25 may.