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Harrison, J.F.C. (John Fletcher Clews).
Society and politics in England, 1780-1960.
New York, Harper & Row 
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J F C Harrison
|Description:||xiv, 482 pages 21 cm|
|Contents:||Population and social structure. [A map of society] / by Patrick Colquhoun ; An essay on civil society / by Adam Ferguson ; Principles of population / by Arthur Young ; Essay on population / by Thomas Robert Malthus --
The face of the land. [English farming practice] / by Arthur Young ; [An improving landlord] / by Arthur Young ; [Enclosure in Yorkshire] / by William Marshall ; [Enclosure proceedings] / from the Journals of the House of Commons ; [The condition of the agricultural workers] / by David Davies ; [The Speenhamland system] / from The Reading Mercury, May 11, 1795 ; [The old and the new farmer] / by William Cobbett ; The diary of a country parson / by James Woodforde --
The Progress of industrialism. [The woolen industry around Halifax] / by Daniel Defoe ; [A handloom weaver's life] / by Samuel Bamford ; [Change in the cotton industry] / by William Radcliffe ; [The industrial revolution in Manchester] / by John Aikin ; Observations on the manufacturing system / by Robert Owen ; [A protest against machinery] / by Yorkshire Cloth Workers ; [Support for machinery] / by the Leeds Cloth Merchants --
Government and political institutions. [The British Constitution] / by William Paley ; [The role of a member of parliament] / by Edmund Burke ; The state of the representation / by the Society of the Friends of the People ; [Sinecures, reversions, and pensions] / by John Wade --
The state of religion. [The case for an established church] / by William Paley ; The people called Methodists / by John Wesley ; True and nominal Christianity / by William Wilberforce ; Practical piety / by Hannah More --
The struggle for popular democracy. [The massacre of Peterloo] / by Samuel Bamford ; England in 1819 / by Percy Bysshe Shelley ; [Tory opposition to reform] / by the Duke of Welington ; [The 1832 reform bill] / by Thomas Babington Macaulay ; [The £10 householders] / by Edward Baines --
The workshop of the world. The principles of political economy / by David Ricardo ; The philosophy of manufactures / by Andrew Ure ; The 1834 poor law report / by His Majesty's Commissioners ; [Child labor in factories] / evidence before Michael Thomas Sadler's Committee ; The sanitary condition of the labouring population / by Edwin Chadwick --
Protest and revolt. Initiation ceremony of the Woolcomber's union ; A new view of society / by Robert Owen ; Labour's wrongs and labour's remedy / by John Francis Bray ; [Chartism in Halifax] / by Benjamin Wilson ; [Repeal of the corn laws] / by Richard Cobden --
Church and chapel. [Rich and poor in the parish church] / by Joseph Arch ; Tracts for the times: no. 1 / by John Henry Newman ; [The state of the church in Leeds] / by Walter Farquhar Hook ; [Methodist class meetings] / by Joseph Barker ; Piety among the peasantry / by Henry Woodcock --
Cultural change. The social, educational and religious state of the manufacturing districts / by Edward Baines ; [The education of the people] / by Joseph Lawson ; [Self-education] / by Thomas Cooper ; The history of Ben the soldier / published by the Religious Tract Society ; The philosophy of drinking usage / by John Dunlop. Bourgeois England. [The great exhibition, 1851] / by the Prince Consort ; Self-help / by Samuel Smiles ; [A successful industrialist]: Sir Titus Salt / by R. Balgarnie ; English traits / by Ralph Waldo Emerson ; [Domestic servants] / by Isabella Beeton --
The Athenian age of English democracy. The English Constitution / by Walter Bagehot ; [The extension of the suffrage] / by John Stuart Mill ; [The dangers of democracy] / by Robert Lowe ; [The demand for parliamentary reform] / by John Bright --
Religion and science. The origin of the species / by Thomas Henry Huxley ; [The rejection of Darwinism] / by Samuel Wilberforce ; [Geology and genesis] / by Edmund Gosse ; The interpretation of scripture / by Benjamin Jowett --
Critics of Victorian civilization. The tyranny of the majority / by John Stuart Mill ; Barbarians, philistines, populace / by Matthew Arnold ; Unto this last / by John Ruskin ; In a manufacturing town / by Edward Carpenter --
Agricultural and industrial society. [The bases of English society] / by Thomas Escott ; The landed interest / by James Caird ; The wheelwright's shop / by George Sturt ; [The growth of Middlesbrough] / by Lady Bell --
The rise of labor. [Pioneering days in Yorkshire] / by Ben Turner ; [The religion of socialism] / by James Keir Hardie ; How I became a socialist / by William Morris ; Merrie England / by Robert Blatchford ; [The Fabian society] / by George Bernard Shaw ; Program of the independent labour party ; Constitution of the labour party --
Some representative social patterns. Poverty / by B. Seebohm Rowntree ; [An early board school] / by James Runciman ; [The Workers' Educational Association] / by Albert Mansbridge ; [The Daily Mail] / by Henry Hamilton Fyfe --
Conservatives and liberals. England's mission / by William Ewart Gladstone ; [Home rule for Ireland] / by William Ewart Gladstone ; [The concept of empire] / by Benjamin Disraeli ; Recessional / by Rudyard Kipling ; [Tory democracy] / by Randolph Churchill ; [The new liberalism] / by David Lloyd George --
The revolution years. Labour and the new social order / by the Labour Party ; The acquisitive society / by Richard Henry Tawney ; [The general strike] / by Henry Hamilton Fyfe ; [The decline of the liberal party] / by Herbert Henry Asquith --
Crisis, 1929-1931. [The second labour government] / by Beatrice Webb ; [The formation of the national government / by Philip Snowden --
The 1930s. Men without work / Pilgrim Trust Report ; The road to Wigan Pier / by George Orwell ; Forward from Liberalism / by Stephen Spender ; The general theory of employment / by John Maynard Keynes --
Wartime origins. Their finest hour / by Winston Spencer Churchill ; The Beveridge report / by William Beveridge ; The 1944 Education Act --
The labour government, 1945-1951. Let us face the future / by the Labour Party ; [A free health service] / by Aneurin Bevan ; Socialism and the welfare state / by Kingsley Martin ; The right road for Britain / by the Conservative Party --
England in the 1950s. [The decline of the churches] / by B. Seebohm Rowntree and G.R. Lavers ; Education 15 to 18 / by the Crowther Committee ; ["Giving the public what it wants"] / by the Pilkington Committee.
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