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The Resource The British people, 1746-1946, by G.D.H. Cole and Raymond Postgate

The British people, 1746-1946, by G.D.H. Cole and Raymond Postgate

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The British people, 1746-1946
Title
The British people, 1746-1946
Statement of responsibility
by G.D.H. Cole and Raymond Postgate
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1889-1959
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Cole, G. D. H.
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1896-1971
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Postgate, Raymond
Series statement
University paperbacks, U.P.
Series volume
26
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  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Label
The British people, 1746-1946, by G.D.H. Cole and Raymond Postgate
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Publication
Note
  • First published in Great Britain in 1938 under title: The common people
  • Cover title: The British common people, 1746-1946
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
SECTION I: EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLAND: The old order ends -- A journey through England in 1746 -- Eighteenth-century London -- Changing industries -- How the people lived -- SECTION II: SOCIAL MOVEMENTS IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY: The unreformed Parliament -- Wilkes and liberty -- The rights of man -- SECTION III: THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION AND THE FRENCH WAR: The agrarian revolution -- The revolution in industry -- Parliament and the class system -- England and the French Revolution -- The Combination Acts -- King Ludd -- SECTION IV: THE PEACE WITHOUT A PARALLEL: Britain after Waterloo -- Wages after 1815 -- The post-war crisis-Robert Owen's 'Plan' -- Revolt and repression-Peterloo and the Six Acts -- The rise of the trade unions -- The struggle for reform -- SECTION V: ENGLAND UNDER THE REFORM ACT: Owen and the trade unions -- The new poor law and the rise of chartism -- The hungry 'Forties -- The Corn Laws and the chartist decline -- SECTION VI: THE GREAT VICTORIAN AGE: The great exhibition -- The fruits of free trade -- Wages, prices and classes -- Social changes and legislation -- New unionism and co-operation -- The first internation-Republicanism and Reform -- The Trade Union Acts-The Nine Hours Movement-Joseph Arch -- SECTION VII: IMPERIALISM AND SOCIALISM: Imperialism and the radicals -- The revival of socialism-The Social Democratic Federation -- The Dock Strike and the Independent Labour Party -- Wages in the "Great Depression"-The export of capital -- SECTION VIII: BEFORE THE FIRST WORLD WAR: Edwardian Britain -- Labour and Lloyd George -- Syndicalism and suffrage -- Life and wages before the war -- SECTION IX: THE FIRST WORLD WAR: 1914-18 -- SECTION X: BETWEEN THE WARS: Revolution and the "Dole" -- The first labour government -- The General Strike and after -- The second labour government -- The closing years -- SECTION XI: BRITAIN IN 1939: British imperialism in the Twentieth Century -- Population and economic structures -- Wages in Britain between the wars -- Capitalist organization -- SECTION XII: THE SECOND WORLD WAR: Epilogue -- Recommended books -- List of important dates
Control code
398507
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
x, 742 pages
Lccn
63006936
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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  • n
Other physical details
maps, diagrams
System control number
(WaOLN)402000
Label
The British people, 1746-1946, by G.D.H. Cole and Raymond Postgate
Publication
Note
  • First published in Great Britain in 1938 under title: The common people
  • Cover title: The British common people, 1746-1946
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
SECTION I: EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLAND: The old order ends -- A journey through England in 1746 -- Eighteenth-century London -- Changing industries -- How the people lived -- SECTION II: SOCIAL MOVEMENTS IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY: The unreformed Parliament -- Wilkes and liberty -- The rights of man -- SECTION III: THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION AND THE FRENCH WAR: The agrarian revolution -- The revolution in industry -- Parliament and the class system -- England and the French Revolution -- The Combination Acts -- King Ludd -- SECTION IV: THE PEACE WITHOUT A PARALLEL: Britain after Waterloo -- Wages after 1815 -- The post-war crisis-Robert Owen's 'Plan' -- Revolt and repression-Peterloo and the Six Acts -- The rise of the trade unions -- The struggle for reform -- SECTION V: ENGLAND UNDER THE REFORM ACT: Owen and the trade unions -- The new poor law and the rise of chartism -- The hungry 'Forties -- The Corn Laws and the chartist decline -- SECTION VI: THE GREAT VICTORIAN AGE: The great exhibition -- The fruits of free trade -- Wages, prices and classes -- Social changes and legislation -- New unionism and co-operation -- The first internation-Republicanism and Reform -- The Trade Union Acts-The Nine Hours Movement-Joseph Arch -- SECTION VII: IMPERIALISM AND SOCIALISM: Imperialism and the radicals -- The revival of socialism-The Social Democratic Federation -- The Dock Strike and the Independent Labour Party -- Wages in the "Great Depression"-The export of capital -- SECTION VIII: BEFORE THE FIRST WORLD WAR: Edwardian Britain -- Labour and Lloyd George -- Syndicalism and suffrage -- Life and wages before the war -- SECTION IX: THE FIRST WORLD WAR: 1914-18 -- SECTION X: BETWEEN THE WARS: Revolution and the "Dole" -- The first labour government -- The General Strike and after -- The second labour government -- The closing years -- SECTION XI: BRITAIN IN 1939: British imperialism in the Twentieth Century -- Population and economic structures -- Wages in Britain between the wars -- Capitalist organization -- SECTION XII: THE SECOND WORLD WAR: Epilogue -- Recommended books -- List of important dates
Control code
398507
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
x, 742 pages
Lccn
63006936
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps, diagrams
System control number
(WaOLN)402000

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