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Published by W. &R. Chambers in Edinburgh, London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliography and index.

Statement[by] W. H. Marwick.
The Physical Object
Pagination119p. ;
Number of Pages119
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22829379M

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This book makes a timely contribution to our understanding of the dramatic political changes that have recently affected Scotland and thrown into doubt the country’s future position within the United Kingdom. Its focus is on the Labour Party and the loss of its traditional electoral support base. Genre/Form: History Pictorial works Ouvrages illustrés: Additional Physical Format: Online version: MacDougall, Ian, Labour in Scotland. Edinburgh: Mainstream Pub. Book Description: Scottish Labour has been the dominant political party in Scotland for over 40 years. Yet this is the first book to consider the contemporary party, analysing it in the context of Scottish politics, Scotland, and the UK, as well as drawing on international comparisons. The Strange Death of Labour Scotland is a book about Scottish politics by Gerry Hassan and Eric Shaw.. Synopsis. Hassan and Shaw examine the decline of the Scottish Labour Party, culminating in it losing Scottish Parliament elections in and to the Scottish National analyse the period from the Premiership of Margaret Thatcher to its election losses.

Recent Publications on Scottish Labour History, This bibliography provides a tasting menu of the rich variety of work published in the present decade relating to the labour and working class history of Scotland, but excluding material published in Scottish Labour History (SLH).Extracted from listings published in SLH. read more. Scottish Labour has until recently dominated Scottish politics and society. Despite its influence and reach, it has not, astonishingly, been the subject of a serious survey, although there are numerous studies of the history of Scottish Labour, of the rise and fall of the Independent Labour Party (ILP), of the realities and folklore of ‘Red Clydeside’, and assorted studies of some of its. Labour history journals for Scotland and Wales followed, and later in the s and s still extant labour history journals covering the north-west and north-east of England emerged. Marcel Van Der Linden, in a magisterial survey,(3) has argued that the origins of labour history can be dated back to the third quarter of the 19th century. Scottish Labour (Scottish Gaelic: Pàrtaidh Làbarach na h-Alba; officially the Scottish Labour Party) is a social democratic political party in Scotland, currently led by Richard is an autonomous section of the national Labour currently hold 23 of seats in the Scottish Parliament and one of 59 Scottish seats in the UK House of Commons.

  Starting with the formation of what was to become the Labour Party, Andrew Thorpe charts the movement's history right up to the resignation of Tony Blair in This is a masterful book, written in a clear and easy prose. He structures the book well, devoting a chapter to each period Labour Reviews: 1. Scottish labour history collections. A list of collections relating to the Labour Party which are held at the National Library of Scotland. On the online manuscripts inventories search page, use the NLS reference ['Acc' or 'Dep'] to find out if we have published the inventory for those papers.. Dalkeith Local Labour Party: Minutes, [NLS reference: Dep]. Find out more about labour history at the Library. We have the leading collection of research material relating to Scottish labour and trade union history.. Visit the Moving Image Archive catalogue to find films relating to Scottish industry from fishing and tweed-making to mining and agriculture. A short history of the Labour Party. Buy this book. Better World Books; Share this book. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Embed. Edit. Last edited by Clean Up Bot. Febru | History. An edition of.