The Tide of Democracy

    The Tide of Democracy

    Shipyard Workers and Social Relations in Britain, 1870-1950

    Alastair J Reid

    Manchester University Press 2010

    Hardback 370pp Illustrated

    9780719081033   Product Code: 20796

    Alastair J Reid's study of British shipbuilding in its heyday comprises discussions of the organization of production, the relationship between leaders and members of the industry's key trade union, and the involvement of that union in wider labour politics. It combines a broad account of the period with detailed investigations of the impact of new machinery on skills, the significance of independent rank-and-file movements, and the role of craft unions in the origins and early development of the Labour Party.

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