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Author Reid, Alistair J

Title The tide of democracy : shipyard workers and social relations in Britain, 1870-1950 / Alistair J. Reid

Publ Info Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press, [2010]
2010
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 Bryant Main Stacks  HD8039.S52 G77 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HD8039.S52 G77 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 361 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Part I: The organisation of craft production -- 1. Markets and firms -- 2. Management and labour -- 3. Skills and trade unions -- 4. The impact of machinery : hullbuilders -- 5. The impact of machinery : outfitters -- 6. Conclusions to Part I -- Part II : Leadership and democracy in a craft society -- 7. Leadership in the boilermakers' society -- 8. Robert Knight and industrial democracy -- 9. John Hill and the Clyde unrest -- 10. Conclusions to Part II -- Part III: The theory and practice of craft politics -- 11. Liberalism and socialism -- 12. Robert Knight and the origins of the Labour Party -- 13. Socialism and liberalism -- 14. John Hill and an independent Labour Party -- 15. Conclusions to Part III
LC subject Shipbuilding industry -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Shipbuilding industry -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Shipbuilding industry -- Great Britain -- Employees -- History -- 19th century
Shipbuilding industry -- Great Britain -- Employees -- History -- 20th century
Industrial relations -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Industrial relations -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Link Online version: Reid, Alistair J. Tide of democracy. Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press, c2010 (OCoLC)762389097
ISBN 9780719081033 (hbk.)
0719081033 (hbk.)