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The Fabians

Author: Norman MacKenzie; Jeanne MacKenzie
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1977.
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The Fabian Society favoured gradual change rather than revolutionary change in 1884 and laid the groundwork for the Labour Party in Britain. The first Fabians exhibited missionary zeal and passionate enthusiasm in the cause of social justice and reforming Britain's imperialist foreign policy. The Fabians lobbied for the introduction of a minimum wage in 1906, for the creation of a universal health care system in  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
MacKenzie, Norman Ian.
Fabians.
New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1977
(OCoLC)652456032
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman MacKenzie; Jeanne MacKenzie
ISBN: 067122347X 9780671223472
OCLC Number: 2423548
Description: 446 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Norman and Jeanne MacKenzie.

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The Fabian Society favoured gradual change rather than revolutionary change in 1884 and laid the groundwork for the Labour Party in Britain. The first Fabians exhibited missionary zeal and passionate enthusiasm in the cause of social justice and reforming Britain's imperialist foreign policy. The Fabians lobbied for the introduction of a minimum wage in 1906, for the creation of a universal health care system in 1911 and for the abolition of hereditary peerages in 1917.

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