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The making of British socialism

Author: Mark Bevir
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2011.
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Provides an interpretation of the emergence of British socialism in the late 19th century. This title shows that British socialists responded to the dilemmas of economics and faith against a  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Bevir
ISBN: 9780691150833 0691150834
OCLC Number: 756896484
Description: viii, 350 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : socialism and history --
The Victorian context --
Ernest Belfort Bax --
H.M. Hyndman --
William Morris --
The social democratic federation --
Theories of rent --
George Bernard Shaw --
Sidney Webb --
Permeation and independent labour --
Welfarism, socialism, and religion --
American romanticism and British socialism --
Ethical anarchism --
The Labour Church Movement --
Conclusion : socialism, labour, and the state.
Responsibility: Mark Bevir.
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"Bevir challenges both the old historiography of socialism and current conceptions of socialism based upon the older views... Bevir accomplishes a good portion of his goals through a well-structured, Read more...

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