United We Stand: A History of Britain's Trade Unions

United We Stand: A History of Britain's Trade Unions

Alastair J. Reid


prior histories of the British exchange unions have tended to regard the operating classification as a unmarried entity. This gave workers' id a coherence and dignity, however it additionally made them break free and excluded from the remainder of British society. during this hugely unique and soaking up new publication Alastair Reid discards this whole version, who prefer to determine 'working people' as crucial to British society as a complete. having a look either at person staff and their fates and on the frequently substantial organizations that experience represented them, Alastair Reid, during this essentially vital publication, indicates how unions have through the smooth period continually been a vital aspect in British existence and that every one governments have - whether or not they love it or no longer - needed to increase regulations to accommodate them.

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