Comrade or Brother?: A History of the British Labour by Mary Davis

By Mary Davis

'The ebook stands comparability with A.L.Morton's 'People's background' and G.D.H. Cole's 'Common People'. however it is greater than simply this. it truly is in a true feel a historical past for our personal times.' John Foster, Emeritus Professor, collage of the West of Scotland

'This booklet is perfect for its objective. I in basic terms want it were to be had within the a long time while i used to be instructing alternate union courses.' Jim Fryth, Labour heritage Review

'At final a readable and obtainable basic historical past of the labour flow ... hugely recommended.' Manchester TUC Newsletter

--A revised, up to date and multiplied variation of this vintage feminist account of British labour history--

Critical and iconoclastic, Comrade or Brother? lines the background of the British Labour circulate from its beginnings on the onset of industrialisation via its improvement inside of a capitalist society, as much as the top of the twentieth-century. Written via a number one activist within the labour move, the e-book redresses the stability in a lot labour heritage writing. It examines where of girls and the impression of racism and sexism in addition to delivering a severe research of the rival ideologies which performed a task within the asymmetric improvement of the labour movement.

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