A Short History of the British Working Class Movement, 1789-1925 - Vol. 1

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CONTENTS
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I. INTRODUCTORY9
1. Phases of Growth.
2. The Threshold of Industrialism.
II. THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION21
1. The Rise of Capitalism.
2. The Industrial Revolution.
III. THE FRENCH REVOLUTION IN GREAT BRITAIN41
IV. WAR AND PEACE53
1. Trade Union Struggles -- The Years of War.
2. Unemployment, Revolt and Repression.
V. SOCIALISM AND REFORM77
1. Socialist Origins.
2. The Repeal of the Combination Acts.
3. The Reform Movement.
VI. REVOLUTIONARY TRADES UNIONISM103
1. Trades Unionism -- The Labourers' Revolt.
2. The Rise of Owenism.
3. The Operative Builders.
4. The Grand National Consolidated Trades Union
VII. CHARTISM TO 1839131
1. The New Poor Law.
2. The Rise of Chartism.
3. The Chartist Convention of 1839.
4. The Newport Rising.
VIII. CHARTISM -- LATER PHASES155
1. The Chartists and the Anti-Corn Law League.
2. Chartism -- 1840 to 1842.
3. The Land Scheme -- The Year of Revolutions.
4. The Dissolution of Chartism
IX. THE CONDITION OF THE WORKERS IN THE FIRST HALF OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY175

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