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Since the Labour Representation Committee came into existence in February 1900, the party in Britain which it spawned has had a chequered and often contrary existence. Ironically, as Pugh demonstrates, while it may have been formed to represent the workers, it never became a fully working ... Read review
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Speak for Britain!: A New History of the Labour Party - Martin Pugh

Provides an interpretation of the Labour Party's evolution from its sectional trade union ... more

origins to its status as a national governing
party. This title challenges many traditional
accounts written from the perspective of the
national leadership. It argues that Labour never
entirely succeeded in becoming 'the party of the
working class'.

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Speak for Britain!: A New History of the Labour Party - Martin Pugh

Speak for Britain!: A New History of the Labour Party - Martin Pugh

This mint, First Edition, 1st printing, HARDBACK, The Bodley Head Ltd, 2010, has a mint, ... more

unclipped dust jacket that is now protected in an
extra, bespoke, clear, acidf-free slipcover. The
cover is black boards with silver lettering to the
spine. The book size is 6.25 w x 9.5h with
notes, a bibliography, an index and 464 pristine
pages. ISBN 184792008X.

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AdvantagesWell researched, very readable and objective

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"Since the Labour Representation Committee came into existence in February 1900, the party in Britain which it spawned has had a chequered and often contrary existence. Ironically, as Pugh demonstrates, while it may have been formed to represent the workers, it never became a fully working class party. Founding leader James Keir Hardie may have been a genuine socialist, but some of the senior figures who followed were recruited from middle and upper-class ..." Read review
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Author Martin Pugh
EAN 9780099520788
ISBN 0099520788
Original Release Year 2011

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