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Labour at war : France and Britain, 1914-1918

Author: John N Horne, Historiker Irland
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprView all editions and formats

Historians of labour in this period have concentrated on pacifism. This study focuses instead on the majorities in both French and British labour movements which supported the war to the end.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John N Horne, Historiker Irland
ISBN: 9780198201809 019820180X
OCLC Number: 891532759
Notes: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1991.
Description: 463 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Abbreviations; Note on terms; List of figures and tables; The context; The 'Choice of 1914': Labour participation in the national efforts during the war; Responding to the war: the French labour movement and wartime problems; Planning the post-war world: the French labour movement and reform 1915-1916; Consolidating reformism: the French labour movement 1917-1918; The road to 'reconstruction': the British labour movement and post-war reform 1914-1918; Labourreformism in wartime: a comparison; The international dimension; The reckoning: l'apres-guerre and the longer-term legacy; Appendices; Bibliography; Index
Responsibility: John N. Horne.


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