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Knights across the Atlantic : the Knights of Labor in Britain and Ireland

Author: Steven Parfitt
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2017.
Series: Studies in labour history (Liverpool University Press)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Knights Across the Atlantic' tells the full story of the Knights of Labor in Britain and Ireland, where they operated between 1883 and the end of the century. British and Irish Knights drew on the resources of their vast order to establish a chain of branches through England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland that numbered more than 10,000 members at its peak. They drew on the fraternal ritual, industrial tactics,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Parfitt
ISBN: 9781786944030 1786944030 9781781383186 1781383189
OCLC Number: 992549113
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2017.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: AcknowledgementsIntroduction: The World of the Knights of Labor1 Origins2 The Rise of a Transnational Movement3 Organisation, Culture and Gender4 The Knights in Industry5 The Knights and Politics6 The Knights and the Unions7 The Fall of a Transnational MovementConclusion: The Knights of Labor in Britain and IrelandAppendix: List of Known Assemblies of the Knights of Labor in England, Scotland, Wales and IrelandBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Studies in labour history (Liverpool University Press)
Responsibility: Steven Parfitt.

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Knights Across the Atlantic tells the story of the Knights of Labor, one of the great social movements of American history, in Britain and Ireland.  Read more...

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