Contemporary Thought On Nineteenth Century Socialism

December 15, 2020|
Contemporary Thought On Nineteenth Century Socialism by Peter Gurney
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This second volume considers various socialist impulses and developments after the collapse of the Owenite movement in Britain. Interventions by some leading Christian Socialists will illuminate one important tendency; publications by O''Brien another less vital strand. Central to this volume, however, will be far less well-known pamphlets, book extracts and articles in the periodical press by national and local co-operative writers and activists, who appropriated and transformed the legacy of utopian socialism in the second half of the nineteenth century. Old Owenites are naturally included, though more emphasis is given to reworkings by a younger generation of co-operators, now mostly forgotten. The volume will also cover relationships and controversies between co-operators and late nineteenth century state socialists, who attempted to portray the co-operative movement as merely diversionary for the working class.

Professor Peter Gurney is based at the Department of History, University of Essex, UK.
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Title:Contemporary Thought On Nineteenth Century SocialismFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:444 pages, 9.21 X 6.14 X 0 inShipping dimensions:444 pages, 9.21 X 6.14 X 0 inPublished:December 15, 2020Publisher:RoutledgeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1138321001

ISBN - 13:9781138321007

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