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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Winter, Jay M.
Socialism and the Challenge of War (RLE The First World War) : Ideas and Politics in Britain, 1912-18.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2014
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jay M Winter
|ISBN:||9781317700098 1317700090 9781315779645 1315779641 9781306708388 1306708389|
|Description:||1 online resource (544 pages).|
|Contents:||Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; Notes; Part I: Socialist Thought and the Labour Movement 1912-14; 1. The Background; Notes; 2. The Webbs' Approach to Socialism; The Changed World of Labour; The Webbs' Socialist Ideas; The State; The organization of industry; Prospects: the dangers of militarism; Race and the non-white world; Webbian socialism; Tactics: The Webbs and the Pre-War Labour Party; Notes; 3. R.H. Tawney's Early Political Thought. IntroductionThe Labour Unrest; Tawney's Political Theory; Conclusions; Notes; 4. G.D.H. Cole and the Theory of Industrial Conflict; Early Ideas; The Fabian Society and the Labour Party; The Theory of Industrial Conflict; Marxist leanings; The state; The trade unions; Conclusions; Notes; Part II: The Impact of the First World War; 5. G.D.H. Cole, Guild Socialism and the First World War; The Other War: From Militant to Moderate; The militant; The moderate; The State in Theory: Pluralism and Pacifism; The State in Practice: Nationalization; Joint Control; Politics; Notes. 6. R.H. Tawney and the First World WarIntroduction; The Decision to Fight; War Service; The War and Tawney's Political Thought; The state in wartime; The Church of England; The Labour Party; Notes; 7. Sidney Webb and the War Emergency Committee; Formation and Membership; The War Emergency Committee and the Defensive Strategy of Labour; The producer in wartime; The consumer in wartime; Labour's New Initiative; Conscription; Labour after the War; Significance; Notes; 8. Socialism and Political Independence: the Formulation of the 1918 Labour Party Constitution and Programme. MacDonald as Political ExileArthur Henderson and the Russian Revolution; Before Petrograd; The impact of Russia; The Stockholm question; The aftermath; The Plans for the Reconstruction of the Labour Party; Notes; 9. The Impact of the First World War on British Socialist Thought; Socialist Politics; Intellectuals and the Labour Party; Clause Four; The adoption of Webbian tactics; Socialist Theory; The aftermath of war; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.|
|Series Title:||Routledge Library Editions: The First World War.|