Comrades and Cousins: Workers and the Politics of Class and Race in Britain, the USA and Austr (Paperback)Neville Kirk (author)
Paperback 260 Pages / Published: 01/11/2002
- We can order this
The major aim of this book of is to make a contribution towards filling a gap in the field of cross-national comparative labour history. The focus rests upon organised labour's attitudes and practices towards class, race and politics in Britain, Australia and the USA during the era of 'new imperialism', 1880s-1914. The book teases out similarities and differences both within and among nations. It is an ambitious, challenging and innovative study. It breaks new ground in terms of its subject matter and geographical focus, the questions posed, the answers given and the range of sources consulted. It is based largely upon primary sources drawn from the author's extensive research in Britain, Australia and the USA. The three essays comprising the book are published here for the first time. The book will appeal to all those interested in the past, present and future of the labour movement and other progressive causes in an increasingly globalised context.
Publisher: The Merlin Press Ltd
Number of pages: 260
Weight: 386 g
Dimensions: 220 x 157 x 19 mm
You may also be interested in...
Please sign in to write a review
Simply reserve online and pay at the counter when you collect. Available in shop from just two hours, subject to availability.
Thank you for your reservation
Your order is now being processed and we have sent a confirmation email to you at
When will my order be ready to collect?
Following the initial email, you will be contacted by the shop to confirm that your item is available for collection.
Call us on or send us an email at
Unfortunately there has been a problem with your order
Please try again or alternatively you can contact your chosen shop on or send us an email at