The labour history prospect

H, J. L.; D. M.
December 1995
Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Winter95, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p51
Academic Journal
The article discusses the prospects on current perceptions of labor history crisis in Great Britain. Trade union leaders which had forecasts the conference of the labor history crisis and many economic commentators and incomes policy specialists were erupted in discontent. Modularizing and increase in participation that has taken place among mature students presents new opportunities for teaching labor history. The historiography of labor has dominated by former communist or people of other left-revolutionary attachments.


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